2019 Summer Brochure PDHP_Summer_2019_WEB_Final - Page 42

Heller Nature Center 2821 Ridge Road 847.433.6901 Live Naturally Oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and natural wetlands are an oasis for native plants and animals at this 97-acre preserve. Heller has been under public stewardship since 1977 where careful resource management, including restoration and controlled burns, provides a taste of an authentic native landscape. Visitors can enjoy a picnic in our woodlands, visit our nature exhibit, participate in a program, play in Wander Woods and explore our three miles of trails. At Heller, every season is the perfect season to enjoy the great outdoors! ParkSchool For NEW Childhood Enrichment nature programs see page 24. REGISTRATION STARTS Wed Apr 24 at 7am for residents. Wed May 1 at 9am for non-residents. Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm Sat 9am-3pm The grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk. Online at pdhp.org (Fastest) In person (Fast) Staff Drop-off* at Heller Nature Center (Slow) Manager Jessica Reyes jreyes@pdhp.org Naturalist Meghan Meredith mmeredith@pdhp.org Office Coordinator Sue Monsen smonsen@pdhp.org Naturalist Amy Banner abanner@pdhp.org • At the Recreation Center of Highland Park 7am-7pm, 7 days a week. • At Heller Nature Center 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri During normal business hours. Cash or check only. Mail in* (Slowest) Park District of Highland Park Attn: Registration 636 Ridge Road Highland Park, IL 60035 Check only. *No immediate confirmation. Registration will be processed randomly the following business day. For detailed information regarding online registration and other registration options, see page 98. Stay up-to-date when adverse weather affects the programs and events that are important to you. See page 96 for more information. 42 Park District of Highland Park • 847.831.3810 • pdhp.org