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Ah, sweet, sweet spring!

And once again, this spring there is no shortage of things you can do in your parks to celebrate! Click Find a Program/Event above and filter by your interests to find the connection that's right for you, led by one of our trusty naturalists.

Or just head out to discover the Great Outdoors, that peace and quiet of Nature, on your own. Bring your camera to submit to our Connect Spring Photo Contest. Register for our Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run and do a little training at The West Woods. Or maybe you just want to enjoy the birds: in that case, take in some bird song ID tips from Chief Naturalist John Kolar by watching the video at right.

Enjoy the new warmth and sounds of the season!

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Proposed Bylaw Revisions

Controlled Hunting Information

Nature Writing Contest Winners

Live Bluebird Box Cam

Connect Summer
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(Entries Due September 30)

Nature Arts Festival
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(Accepted through July 25;
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Return to the Ice Age (and Something's Afoot: Nature Just Can't Stay Put)


Murray Hill Nature Artists April 25 - July 25 at The West Woods Nature Center


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Nesting Osprey Adventure
Sunday, July 5, 1-3 PM
The West Woods, Lobby
Take a van trip to view local osprey nest sites atop cell towers.

Adventure Day Camp
Monday, July 6, 9 AM-3 PM
The West Woods, The Affelder House
Explore the great outdoors hiking, fishing, kayaking, biking, launching rockets, geocaching and more! Participants begin and end each day at The West Woods' Affelder House.

Nature Explorers Twilight Hike & Campfire (Ages 6-7)
Tuesday, July 7, 7:30-9:30 PM
The West Woods, Turkey Ridge
Nature Explorers hike into The West Woods to discover the sights and sounds as the sun sets, followed by a nighttime campfire with songs and stories.

-- program requires pre-registration

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