Hands-On Nature

Canoe the Sangamon
Canoe the Sangamon
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Paddle a canoe down one of our local waterways, the Sangamon River. All equipment is provided. Register online by May 8.

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Nature Day Camp: Changing Seasons
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Itching to get outside after being home? Children ages 6-12 are invited to join a naturalist for a day of fun-filled themed days. Register online.

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Canoe the Sangamon
Canoe the Sangamon
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Paddle a canoe down one of our local waterways, the Sangamon River. All equipment is provided. Register online by May 8.

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Snake and Turtle Show
Snake and Turtle Show
Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Meet, feel, and learn about our education animals and their ways of life. We have several species to show you! Register online.

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Predators of the Prairie
Predators of the Prairie
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Join a naturalist to learn about the different natural predators found in our prairies, then journey outside to find some! Register online.

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Preschool Peepers: Seeds
Preschool Peepers: Seeds
Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Why do plants make seeds and when is the best time to find them? We will take a walk outside to search for some, then come inside and make a craft with seeds. Register online.

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Full Moon Astronomy
Full Moon Astronomy
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Why is November’s full moon sometimes called the ‘Beaver Moon’? Discover this and more as we view the moon through our telescope, then head out on a short hike lit only by the moon itself. Register online.

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