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Brigit Holt
Program Coordinator, Master Naturalist
University of Illinois Extension
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
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Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-679-6855

Master Naturalists in Cook County

Master Naturalists in Cook County

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Master Naturalist 2018 training applications are now CLOSED!! Applications for the 2019 training will be available between January 15 and April 15, 2019.  

Master Naturalist Wellness in the Woods Series

Find reprieve from the stresses of daily life as you join Master Naturalists in the Forest Preserves of Cook County to enjoy yoga, guided meditation, mindful art, and other nature centered holistic modalities.

See the schedule below.



6/22 – Rolling Knolls Pavilion in Elgin

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8/24- Dan Ryan Pavilion in Chicago

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10/26- Thatcher Pavilion in River Forest

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11/30- Swallow Cliffs Pavilion in Palos Park


12/28- Thatcher Pavilion in River Forest



Please bring your own mat and props if you have them. Yoga takes place inside a temperature controlled pavilion. 
Other activities will be outside weather permitting.

For more information e-mail our Master Naturalist Extension Program Coordinator, Brigit Anne Holt, at

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