Adult Programs

Free Field Trip Transportation from Decatur Audubon
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 - Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 | All Day
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

The Decatur Audubon Society will cover transportation costs for 20 school buses to take field trips to Rock Springs Nature Center or any of the five Macon County Conservation Areas, from now until the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

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Rock Springs Concert Series: Switchback
Rock Springs Concert Series: Switchback
Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Bring your lawn chair to Rock Springs Nature Center’s West Lawn to enjoy an evening of bluegrass, folk, or old-time country music.

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Dendrochronology: Applications in Historic and Prehistoric Archaeology
Dendrochronology: Applications in Historic and Prehistoric Archaeology
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Dendrochronology, also known as tree ring dating, has applications in archaeology, climatology, and ecology. This presentation shows the tools used, the collection and analysis of cores, and applications in historic and prehistoric archaeology.

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Rock Springs Concert Series: The Hood Family Band
Rock Springs Concert Series: The Hood Family Band
Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Bring your lawn chair to Rock Springs Nature Center’s West Lawn to enjoy an evening of bluegrass, folk, or old-time country music.

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Railroads in the Civil War
Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Find out how an industry in its infancy helped end the Civil War with Guest speaker and retired teacher Don Chamberlain.

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Adult Wreath Craft
Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Adults are invited to make a wreath bird feeder to take home. The birds in your backyard will love snacking on this edible wreath!

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Rock Springs Concert Series: Cross Country Classics
Rock Springs Concert Series: Cross Country Classics
Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Bring your lawn chair to Rock Springs Nature Center’s West Lawn to enjoy an evening of bluegrass, folk, or old-time country music.

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St. Louis Zoo Trip
St. Louis Zoo Trip
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO

Observe wildlife from around the globe, including cheetahs, hippos, and sea lions on this group trip to the St. Louis Zoo with Macon County Conservation District.

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Exploring Central Illinois 200 Years Ago
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

In the late summer of 1819, a German settler newly arrived in Illinois set off with a guide to explore Central Illinois and the Sangamon River Valley. Retrace their path and learn what they saw and the people they met as they crossed several present-day counties.

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St. Louis Zoo Trip
St. Louis Zoo Trip
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO

Observe wildlife from around the globe, including cheetahs, hippos, and sea lions on this group trip to the St. Louis Zoo with Macon County Conservation District.

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Hummingbird Festival
Hummingbird Festival
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Learn all about hummingbirds. Watch as we capture, band, and release wild birds. Co-sponsored by Decatur Audubon.

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