Hands-On Nature

Bats in the Barn
Bats in the Barn
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Determine fact from fiction in this two-hour program about nature’s only flying mammal. Register online by Noon on July 23.

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Mystical Moths
Mystical Moths
Saturday, Aug 14, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Visit Rock Springs after the sun goes down and learn about these nocturnal pollinators. Register online by Noon on August 13.

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Preschool Peepers: Slithering Snakes
Preschool Peepers: Slithering Snakes
Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Get to know these misunderstood creatures by meeting a real one, making a pipe cleaner snake, and going outside and to search for some. Register online by Noon on August 13.

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Astronomy Jamboree
Astronomy Jamboree
Saturday, Aug 21, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friend’s Creek Conservation Area, Cisco, IL

Enjoy a free concert from 8-8:45pm, create a craft to take home, enter a giveaway, and view the stars and visible planets. Register online by Noon on August 20.

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Hummingbird Festival
Hummingbird Festival
Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 | 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. Register online by Noon on August 25.

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