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Exploring Riveredge: “Prescription Strength RX for Everyone”

Cecilia Guajardo first visited Riveredge as a field trip chaperone with her daughter’s Thorson Elementary School class. She became a member that day, and since then Riveredge has become her home for “Nature RX – prescription strength nature.”


High School Internships

We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2019. The Riveredge High School Internship Program offers a chance for upper high school students, who have completed at least their sophomore […]


Sugarbush House

For 50 years, maple sugarin’ has been not just a program at Riveredge, but a way of life. Perhaps nothing better exemplifies the mix of whimsy, fun, learning, and natural […]


The Importance of Playing Naturally

As Riveredge celebrates 50 years of connecting kids with the natural world in 2018, we want to be a continued part of spreading this movement throughout our local communities. That’s […]


From My Riveredge Family To Yours – Thank You!

It’s because of you. Dear Riveredge family, The child catching a crayfish… The woodcock protecting its young… The grandparent explaining the woodpecker hole… The young sturgeon swimming free… The student […]


Andy Larsen, A Riveredge Legend, Has Passed

It is with heavy hearts we share with our membership the news that Andy Larsen, Riveredge’s first Executive Director and naturalist, passed away on Friday evening. It is no stretch to say […]


Share Your Heart

Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program that raises funds for children’s charities – and Riveredge is in the running to be a beneficiary! Heart […]


Restoring Our River’s Edge

Hands-on water quality education programs have been a cornerstone of the educational offerings of Riveredge Nature Center for its entire 49 year history. Each year, over 2,100 students don a […]


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