Education & Special Events
Hiking McHenry County
photographs by Frank Freimuth
March 4–May 28
Prairieview Education Center, Crystal Lake
Frank shares some of the images he captured of sights and species found or once found in McHenry County.
Exploring the Midwest through Woodblock Printmaking
by Alfred Stark
March 4–May 23
Lost Valley Visitor Center—Glacial Park
Woodblock printing allows Alred to pare down the natural world to what he finds essentially beautiful about it.
May’s Program Spotlight
Glacial Park Team Challenge
14 mi Bike – 5 mi Hike/Run – 7 mi Paddle
Saturday, May 27, 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
North Branch, Richmond
Grab a friend or two for this non-competitive biking, canoeing and off-trail hiking adventure. Starts with a light breakfast and a lesson on the ecosystems you’ll venture through during the event. Bring your own bike, we will provide canoeing or kayaking equipment. Water stations are along the course with adult refreshments at the end plus get a Glacial Park Challenge hat.
Teams must be a minimum of two.
Water craft options:
Single Kayak (Few openings)
Tandem Canoe (Most room)
Tandem Kayak (Wait list)
Adults, 14+ Register by: May 15