Adult Programs

Virtual Summer Wildflower Walk (online)

Wander through the ever-changing array of seasonal wildflowers in this virtual walk.

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Wander through the ever-changing array of seasonal wildflowers in this virtual walk. Learn how to identify summer wildflowers and hear about their folklore. In summer, the prairies and wetlands explode with color! Find out what’s blooming during these long, hot summer days. Enjoy this fleeting summer pleasure in the comfort of your own surroundings while you virtually explore the new flowers that will reveal themselves each week.

Automated captioning is provided for this program.

How do I access the program?

  • A link to join the program will be included in the order summary email you receive after registering. Keep this email handy!
    Click on the link at the scheduled date and time.

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  • This program will take place on Zoom. You will need access to the internet to participate.
  • Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time.
  • To ensure you receive the link, please add to your address book.
  • New to Zoom? Watch this short video to learn how to join a Zoom meeting.
  • Limit 50

Cindy Crosby, author and naturalist

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, including The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction, co-author of Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit and author of Chasing Dragonflies: A Natural and Cultural History (Northwestern University Press, 2020). Cindy is a prairie steward at the Schulenberg Prairie and Nachusa Grasslands, and she coordinates dragonfly monitoring programs at both sites. She earned a master’s degree in Natural Resources at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She blogs each week at Tuesdays in the Tallgrass and teaches natural history and trains naturalists in the Chicago region. Find out more at


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