History Programs

Ice Age Mammals of the Midwest
Ice Age Mammals of the Midwest
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

During the Ice Age, giant mammals dominated the Midwestern landscape. Discover what they were, when they went, and what the mammals of today have in common with them. Register online by January 28.

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International Darwin Day
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

To celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday, we’ll take a deep-dive into some of the ideas presented in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species. Register online by February 11.

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Immigrants in Early Decatur
Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Learn about the first immigrants to make Decatur their home in the days before the Civil War. Register online by February 11.

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Immigrants in Early Decatur
Thursday, Feb 17, 2022 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Learn about the first immigrants to make Decatur their home in the days before the Civil War. Register online by February 11.

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