Tag: Great Parks Nature Center at The Summit

August 28th marked Great Parks’ first Urban Farming Festival – a free event that celebrated local communities and connected people to nature through hands-on activities, art and music. This year, we highlighted the city of Roselawn, home to Great Parks’ Nature Center at the Summit. Despite the blazing heat, hundreds of residents showed up to […]

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A magenta-colored vine of the American pokeweed hangs in a garden. Ripe blue poke berries and not-quite-ripe green berries blossom on the vine.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Have you ever wondered how people turned plants into dyes for clothing? Outreach Manager Sarah is on the case! Tune in to today’s video as Sarah turns plants into dyes that can be used for clothing, art, crafts and more.

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A woman draws a spiral on a piece of paper with a gold marker.

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Tune in to this video with Nature Interpreter Sarah as she makes a nature craft using invasive honeysuckle. Follow along to create your fun craft!

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