Wet Felting Workshop

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Learn how to make a vase, bowl, or other decorative object using wool and a wet felting technique. You may make one or more projects to keep during this workshop. All materials and equipment are provided. Call 815-234-8535 to register for this program, all ages are welcome. 

$10.00

Winter Full Moon Night Hike

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

The moon will be (nearly) full for this hike on the south trails of the Jarrett Prairie. We’ll have a great view of the night sky, and of course our Weiskopf Observatory will also be open, so you can visit before or after the hike. All are welcome for this program. Please call 815-234-8535 to […]

Free

Cross Country Skiing

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Snow and temperature permitting, we’ll get fitted for cross country skis and head out! We’ll decide on a direction and ski one or more trails at the Jarrett Prairie. Beginners welcome! Fee $5 per person, includes skis, polls and boots Ages :  8 years and up Call 815-234-8535 to register or email us at info@byronforestpreserve.com  

$5.00

Preschool Registration 2023-24 School Year

Jarrett Prairie Center 7993 N. River Rd., Byron, IL, United States

Registration for our 2023-2024 school year. February 6-10 - Current Students and Siblings February 13-17 - Byron Residents February 21 - Open PRESCHOOL RATES: M/W/F $1,350/9 months ($150/month) T/Th $1,125/9 months ($125/month) Call 815-234-8535 for more info!

Event Series Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Snow and temperature permitting, we’ll get fitted for cross country skis and head out! We’ll decide on a direction and ski one or more trails at the Jarrett Prairie. Beginners welcome! Ages : 8 years and older Min/Max : 5-20 Call 815-234-8535 to register 

$5.00

Cross Country Skiing

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Snow and temperature permitting, we’ll get fitted for cross country skis and head out! We’ll decide on a direction and ski one or more trails at the Jarrett Prairie. Beginners welcome! Fee $5 per person, includes skis, polls and boots Ages :  8 years and up Call 815-234-8535 to register or email us at info@byronforestpreserve.com  

$5.00

Winter Morning Hike at Bald Hill Preserve

Bald Hill Preserve 5502 N Silver Creek Rd, Mt Morris, IL, United States

Join us for an early morning winter hike at one of our beautiful preserves. Bald Hill will be gorgeous in the morning light, and we are likely to spot a lot of wildlife. We will NOT walk to the Big Tree Champion, but up and along the “bald” ridge to some amazing views of the […]

Free

Cross Country Skiing

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Snow and temperature permitting, we’ll get fitted for cross country skis and head out! We’ll decide on a direction and ski one or more trails at the Jarrett Prairie. Beginners welcome! Fee $5 per person, includes skis, polls and boots Ages :  8 years and up Call 815-234-8535 to register or email us at info@byronforestpreserve.com  

$5.00

Cross Country Skiing

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Snow and temperature permitting, we’ll get fitted for cross country skis and head out! We’ll decide on a direction and ski one or more trails at the Jarrett Prairie. Beginners welcome! Fee $5 per person, includes skis, polls and boots Ages :  8 years and up Call 815-234-8535 to register or email us at info@byronforestpreserve.com  

$5.00

Winter Lecture – Coyotes in Northern IL

Jarrett Prairie Preserve 7993 N River Rd, Byron, IL, United States

Coyotes must be one of the most misunderstood species in Illinois and the U.S.  They conjure up mixed feelings of fear, anger, and for some wild beauty.  There are many stories about coyotes and some circles believe them to be the jokester of the wild. Come and learn more about this incredible animal, and what […]

Free
Event Series Beekeeping Workshops

Beekeeping Workshops

Jarrett Prairie Center 7993 N. River Rd., Byron, IL, United States

Join us for these great workshops regarding beekeeping. Learn all the trades and share ideas with other beekeepers. $2.00 per person and you don't have to register for these classes everyone is welcome. 

$2.00