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.
Learn all about hummingbirds. Watch as we capture, band, and release wild birds. Co-sponsored by Decatur Audubon.
Learn about monarch butterflies from naturalists, then help capture and tag live butterflies.
Guest speaker Dan Guillory, a poet and local history author, will share his view of the past and contemporary life with portraits of those that called the prairie home.
Take a trip to Fort Daniel Conservation Area to look at the full moon and walk through the forest, illuminated only by the moon itself. Register online by September 13.
See historic and modern spinning wheels in action with Cecelia Hicks and Valerie Gaddis. All ages are welcome to explore the different types of fiber, try a drop spindle, and practice carding wool.
This world-renowned art museum displays over 34,000 pieces of art spanning 5,000 years of history and culture. Register online by September 23.
Help harvest native wildflower seeds from Rock Springs to improve the quality of habitat at other sites.
Due to restoration work on the Trobaugh-Good House in 2018, some dirt was removed from under the home. Learn a little about archaeology and help staff and volunteers sift through this dirt that has laid undisturbed for over 100 years.
Explore three different historic Springfield residences and learn the history behind them. Register online by October 7.
Support the Governor Oglesby Mansion and indulge in a delicious meal during this annual dinner fundraiser. Advance tickets required.
Learn how to photograph the changing fall colors and scenery at Rock Springs with the Decatur Camera Club. Register online by November 1.
Glimpse what an evening in the 1860s was like at Homestead Prairie Farm, lit by candlelight and lamplight, as guides in period clothing walk you through the home.