Hikes & Walks

Pawpaw Hike
Pawpaw Hike
Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Sand Creek Conservation Area, Decatur, IL

Join a naturalist on a walk through wooded habitats at Sand Creek Conservation Area, searching for fruiting pawpaw trees along the way. Register online.

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Bird Migration Hike
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 | 10:00 am
Fort Daniel Conservation Area, Decatur, IL

Join a naturalist on a hike to see what birds are moving through the forest. Register online.

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Halloween Hike
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Bring your ghouls and goblins on a hike as we learn about Halloween traditions and how wildlife has inspired some of our spookiest tales. Register online.

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Campfire Legends and Stories
Campfire Legends and Stories
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Gather ‘round the campfire and listen to a naturalist tell different about wildlife and Native American legends. 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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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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