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Lake Katherine
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.

Nature Talks

We have a number of knowledgeable staff at Lake Katherine who are able to give talks on a variety of nature-based topics.

Presentations typically last 1 hour but can be catered to your needs with staff willing to visit your school, institute, or group within 10 miles of Lake Katherine. There is a flat fee of $100 which will go towards Lake Katherine's ongoing efforts to provide quality environmental education programs, care for our animals and continue habitat restoration.

Choose from the following list of topics:

  • Ecotourism
  • Native Plants of Illinois
  • Evolution: A to Z
  • Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden
  • Chicago's Waterways
  • Restoration Techniques and Common Prairie Plants
  • Weather Watching
  • Dragonflies
  • Butterflies
  • Aquatic Invertebrates
  • Glacial Past of Chicago
  • Hibernation
  • Fish of the Great Lake Region
  • Common Chicago Birds

For more information contact Gareth Blakesley at 708-361-1873


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