– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

BackYard Nature Center connects children and adults with the wonders of nature in New Trier Township. The organization provides habitat restoration and educational opportunities at the Skokie Lagoons, local parks, and schools, as well as opportunities for children to engage in unstructured nature play. Volunteers work to restore healthy habitat at the Lagoons by removing invasive species; conduct educational nature hikes; assist teachers in creating learning opportunities in nature; facilitate nature-based play programs; and support marketing and administrative initiatives. For more information about volunteering with BackYard Nature Center, please visit our website, backyardnaturecenter.org, and contact Linn Carey at lcarey@backyardnaturecenter.org, or 847-738-3738

About BackYard Nature Center:

The mission of BYNC is to promote, facilitate, and strengthen the bond between the nature environments in New Trier Township and the children and adults who wish to enrich their…

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