Posts under ‘Pringle Nature Center’

Pringle to offer Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training Tuesday, Sept. 11 to Thursday, Sept. 13. Interested in helping the next generation become more curious and into nature? Come to the training sessions to learn how to help out. By grade levels, the sessions will be: Tuesday – Kindergarten: 10:30 […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Fall Fun Fest on Sept. 15

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding its annual Fall Fun Fest on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can enjoy hayrides, black-smith demonstration, kids crafts, green vendors and more. After the fest, The Garlic Mustard Pickers will perform – concert tickets are purchased separately at the nature […]

Pringle to host Blue Moon Night Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Blue Moon Night Hike on Friday, Aug. 31, from 7:30 to  9 p.m. A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a month. Participants will talk about the two different definitions of a Blue Moon, how they came to be, as well as […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Come and Explore! on Aug. 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Come & Explore! on Saturday, Aug. 25, 11  a.m. – 3 p.m. Come and explore Pringle and Bristol Woods as summer draws to a close. Sit in a magic spot, check out the pond critters, check out a GPS and […]

Pringle to host Perseids viewing Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing on Saturday, August 11th, 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak. This year’s shower should peak on the night of August […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Nature Story Time Hike Aug. 4

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: My Night Forest by Roy Orwen on Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 to 11 a.m. A youngster ponders the world outside before bedtime as they consider what an owl sees, a wolf hears, a bear smells, a deer tastes, […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday July 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. Help to continue to restore the center’s Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. Participants will be cutting down buckthorn, multi-flora rose, and other invasive plants. This also helps create open areas […]

Pringle Nature Center to host frog and toad activity

Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be hosting a Leave No Child Inside: Frogs & Toads, Oh My! on Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Come out to learn all about the world of frogs and toads, what makes them special. Participants will learn how to identify frogs visually and […]

Great American Backyard Campout to take place at Pringle

June is Leave No Child Inside month, and the Chicago Wilderness alliance is celebrating by offering a series of free outdoor events for families. The Pringle Nature Center is a host site of the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout from 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 24. […]

Pringle to host ephemeral pond project meeting

A meeting to inform citizens about how they can protect unique local wetlands will take place Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. at the Pringle Nature Center in Bristol Woods County Park, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol. Looking for an excuse to explore wetlands next spring? If so, the Wisconsin Ephemeral Ponds Project is for you. […]

Pringle to host Vernal Equinox Night Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Vernal Equinox Night Hike on Saturday, March 17, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will search for the early spring risers that live in the park as well as learn how different cultures welcomed the longer days and warmer weather. Please leave your flashlights […]

Pringle to host inflatable planetarium program

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol, will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Sky is the Limit program on Saturday, March 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Participants will use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see […]

Pringle has snowshoes for rent

With the winter weather arriving Thursday, Pringle Nature Center has snowshoes for the general public to rent and use within the Bristol Woods County Park. Patrons can rent snowshoes Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. They must remain on the property and be returned by 3:30 p.m. […]

Pringle to host candlelight night hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, will be having a Candlelight Night Hike & Winter Solstice Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring the family out to celebrate the Winter Solstice as you learn about the solstice and burn a Yule log. Participants will also go out for a hike […]

Pringle to host Geminids Meteor Shower viewing

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Geminids Meteor Shower viewing on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Come join others for the greatest show seen from Earth. The Geminids is one of the best meteor showers of the year and never seems to disappoint observers. The […]

Pringle to host Nature Story Time Hike Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring out the little ones as we sit down to read a book about a little girl and her father who go owling late […]

Pringle to host annual 5K

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be holding their annual 5K Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m. to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s environmental education programs. This 5K run/hike goes through Bristol Woods and is hailed as one of the […]

Pringle to host Halloween Candle Light Night Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Halloween Candle Light Night Hike on Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Don’t let the ghouls and goblins scare you from coming out! Come dressed in your best Halloween costume as the trails will be lit with candle light as a […]

Pringle to host invasive species workday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, will be having an Invasive Species Work Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to noon. Join other concerned citizens to help get rid of European buckthorn, honeysuckle, multiflora rose, and other invasive plants. Tools will be provided; please bring your own work gloves. ShareTweet0 Shares

Pringle to host full moon night hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be holding a Harvest Full Moon Night Hike on Friday, Oct. 14, 7 to 8:30 p.m. This full moon was also known by early Native American tribes as the Full Hunters Moon because at this time of year the leaves are falling and the game […]

Pringle to host nature story time on rocks

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: If You Find a Rock by Peggy Christian on Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 to 11 a.m. When you find a rock, you don’t always know what kind of rock it is. Have you found a hiding rock? Or […]

Pringle to host Autumn Equinox Night Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having an Autumn Equinox Night Hike on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6:30  to 8 p.m. Participants will talk about the Equinox and how various cultures celebrate the Equinox as they experience the night time to see how animals prepare for wintertime. Please leave your […]

Pringle to host Fall Fun Fest

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol, will be holding their annual  on Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and go on hayrides through beautiful trails, make crafts from autumnal materials, help tag and release monarch butterflies, or listen to people speak about local efforts in conservation with green vendors. […]

Pringle to host Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol, will be having a Teacher Naturalist Volunteer Training, Sept. 7 to 9. Are you interested in nature and would love to share that curiosity with the next generation? Pringle Nature Center is offering training sessions for the classes it offers to school groups. Come for some […]

Pringle to host Nature Story Time Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Six Scarecrows by Leo Lionni on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. A story about a farmer facing marauding crows teaches a lesson about making peace in the midst of escalating conflict. The farmer is enraged by six […]

Pringle hosting workday and “Come & Explore” this Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol is hosting two activities this Saturday, Aug. 27: Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Workers will help to continue to restore the Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. They will be cutting down buckthorn, multiflora rose, and other invasive plants. This also helps […]

Pringle to host meteor shower viewing

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing on Friday, Aug. 12, 9:30 to 11 p.m. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak. This year’s shower should peak on the night of Aug. 12 […]

Pringle to host bird story time hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: The Eagle and the Wren, retold by Jane Goodall on Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 to 11 a.m. In the story, lark, dove, eagle and vulture all claim to soar the highest. So owl suggests a contest, and off […]

Pringle to host Scouts plant event

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be hosting Brownie Girl Scouts: Plants on Saturday, July 30, 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Explore the forest and learn how to identify the vegetation that surrounds us through games and hands-on activities. You’ll plant your own seeds to take home and watch their progress. Pre-registration […]

Nature Story Time Hike planned for Pringle

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Deer at the Brook, Jim Arnosky on Saturday, July 2, from 1o to 11 a.m. In the story, beside a sparkling clear brook children watch as some deer — a buck, and then a doe and her two fawns — […]

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