Are you an animal lover? Get expert knowledge on a few of our forestry friends! Investigate paw prints so you can decipher the difference between deer and coyote tracks. Check out a cool coyote skull and deer antlers (both humanely gathered). Deepen your understanding of native wildlife so you can properly respect and care for their homes every time you visit a forest preserve!

*For this program students will travel in The Bridge Bus to an offsite location. They will be going to Tinley Creek Woods, located at 13502 S. Harlem Avenue in Orland Park. Must have ‘Permission to Transport’ indicated on Student Membership Application (check your Student Portal to make sure).

Program Full   This program is currently full. By clicking above, you will be added to the program wait list.

Important Attendance Policy:

Out of respect to our volunteers, please be sure you can attend the programs you sign up for. Confirmation calls or text messages are made 48-72 hours prior to every program. If you do not respond to our confirmation call within 24 hours of the program, a student on the waiting list will fill your spot. If a student is a "no show" for 2 or more programs, they will be automatically placed on the waiting list for other programs they have signed up for during that semester. 48 hours notice is required for all cancellations.