News and Events

  • Sat
    15
    Aug
    2020
    8:00 pmElburn Forest Preserve

    Join us as we journey into the Elburn Forest Preserve to listen for wildlife.  Families are welcome. No flashlights nor owl calls please, as we do not want to disturb the natural calls of these majestic animals.  Hike begins at the FVWC parking lot. $5 per person. Registration is limited to 8 participants and must be completed online.  Participants must wear a face mask at all times.

  • Sat
    05
    Sep
    2020
    8:00 pmElburn Forest Preserve

    Join us as we journey into the Elburn Forest Preserve to listen for wildlife.  Families are welcome. No flashlights nor owl calls please, as we do not want to disturb the natural calls of these majestic animals.  Hike begins at the FVWC parking lot. $5 per person. Register online or in-person at the wildlife center.

  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2020
    12-4 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see where we care for our animals throughout the year. Our patients will not be available for viewing but our education ambassadors will make appearances throughout the day. No reservation is required.

  • Sat
    24
    Oct
    2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pmElburn Forest Preserve

    Join us for some Halloween fun, including games, crafts, animal meet and greets and pumpkin decorating! Come dressed in your best (family friendly) costume. $5 suggested donation per person. The event will be held in the Pavilion located inside the Elburn Forest Preserve. **All social distancing guidelines must be maintained.**  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    31
    Oct
    2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pmElburn Forest Preserve
    Join us for a haunted hike where you will encounter spooky creatures along the trail. The hike is capped off with light refreshments around a small bonfire while meeting a "spooky" resident.  **All social distancing guidelines must be maintained** Hike begins at the FVWC parking lot.  This hike is for ages 12 and up and is limited to 15 people.  $15 per person. Registration must be completed online.
  • Sat
    28
    Nov
    2020
    4:30 pmElburn Forest Preserve

    Join us as we journey into the Elburn Forest Preserve to listen for wildlife.  Families are welcome. No flashlights nor owl calls please, as we do not want to disturb the natural calls of these majestic animals.  Hike begins at the FVWC parking lot. $5 per person. Register online or in-person at the wildlife center.

  • Sat
    12
    Dec
    2020
    4:30 pmElburn Forest Preserve

    Join us as we journey into the Elburn Forest Preserve to listen for wildlife.  Families are welcome. No flashlights nor owl calls please, as we do not want to disturb the natural calls of these majestic animals.  Hike begins at the FVWC parking lot. $5 per person. Register online or in-person at the wildlife center.