Nature Programming

Visit our 10 resident raptors: Gyrfalcon, Red-tailed Hawks, Turkey Vulture, Barn Owl, Barred Owl,  Kestrel, and Screech Owl outside at the mews!

Registering & Rates

Register for programs online (link) or at the Itasca Rec Center. Resident rates for nature programming apply to residents of the Itasca Park District and Village of Itasca.

Injured Wildlife

We no longer accept injured wildlife. Call Willowbrook Wildlife Center at 630-942-6200 if you have questions about injured wildlife.

Rent the Nature Center!

Rent the classroom, the Picnic Shelter or campfire ring for a fun and unique event. Please fill out a Room Rental Request Application (PDF) and turn it in the the Park District Registration Desk or call Chris at 630-773-2257630-773-2257. We will work with you to schedule a date.

Donations Requested

  • Beads/buttons
  • Bird Seed
  • Firewood
  • Ribbons/Bows

Thank you!

Red Tailed Hawk Itasca Nature Center Wildlife
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Birthday Parties at the Nature Center (Link)