Welcome to North Park Village Wild Ones

Wild Ones is a group of folks who enjoy natural areas and native plant gardens. We meet once a month for a lecture or a tour of a natural area or garden. Join us anytime!
Call Bob for more information at (312) 744-5472.

Our meetings are usually held at:

North Park Village Nature Center
5801 N. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60646

… but we often run out somewhere to see the outdoors instead of sitting in a meeting room!

Loading Map….
41.9882768
-87.72526540000001

Annual Fall Color Tour

Sat 10/21/17 10:00 am Coral Woods Conservation Area, Marengo Illinois

Join us as we tour beautiful Coral Woods Conservation Area in McHenry County on our annual fall color tour. This spectacular 297-acre forest contains an interesting mix of mature sugar maple and oak trees, providing dramatic views of gold, orange, and red fall colors. A variety of easy hiking trails makes it easy to enjoy this beautiful color display. We’ll meet at 10:00am at the parking lot off of Somerset Drive. Carpoolers call Bob at (312)744-5472 for details. We’ll get lunch at a nearby restaurant afterwards.

Loading Map....

End of Year Potluck and Seed Exchange

Thu 11/9/17 7:00 pm North Park Village Nature Center, Chicago Illinois

Join us for our special end-of-year potluck and seed exchange. We’ll share a dish with everyone and trade our native plant seeds. Feel free to bring your own images of native landscapes, if pertinent; good stories; native plant seeds to trade; and a dish to share. PLEASE bring only northeastern Illinois native plant seed to exchange. Oh yes, and please bring something fun to report. Yes, we will be voting for new board members as well.


Loading Map....