Prairie Ephemerals and Grassland Birds at Grigsby – Discovery Hike

Come experience and learn about prairie ephemerals and grassland birds with Jim Vanderpoel. 06/01


The weather patterns this year have resulted in exceptional prairie ephemeral blooms and Grigsby Preserve is a spectacular view with abundant flowers. The special habitat has attracted large numbers of grassland birds and butterflies. Naturalist Jim Vanderpoel will lead a guided hike focusing on plants, butterflies and birds in this noteworthy CFC preserve.

SPACE IS LIMITED & RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. You can request a reservation by sending an email to: [email protected] You will receive confirmation and additional instructions. The hike is June 1st, 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

This hike is part of the "Explore and Restore" series of the Barrington Greenway Initiative (BGI) and sponsored by the BGI partners: Citizens for Conservation, Bobolink Foundation, Audubon Great Lakes, Lake County Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County and Friends of the Forest Preserves.