Wildflower Hike

Venture into the forests and prairies with volunteer Jerry Sievers. We will search for as many species of these beautiful spring delights as we can, including Virginia bluebells, spring beauties, and more. Register online by April 17.

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Trip to Lincoln Park Zoo and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Venture north to downtown Chicago to visit the Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in America, and learn about conservation efforts worldwide at one of the few free admission zoos in the country. Then, take a short walk to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, a museum with a variety of nature exhibits including a 2,700 square-foot butterfly greenhouse. Register online by April 20.

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Sangamon River Cleanup

Make the river a safer and more beautiful place for both wildlife and people as you help clear trash from the banks of the Sangamon River.

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Festival of Spring 2020

Celebrate Earth Day and welcome spring with an afternoon of outdoor family activities. Enjoy wagon rides, canoeing, crafts, and learn what other organizations are doing in our community to protect water and wildlife.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

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Walk for Wildlife

Explore the woods and wetlands during this inaugural fundraiser for the Macon County Conservation Foundation.

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Bethel School Open House

See what going to school was like in the early 20th century at this historic one-room schoolhouse located at Friends Creek Conservation Area.

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Pollinator Power

Discover the amazing world of pollination as we discuss those native to our area, including bumblebees and mason bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and even wasps. Register online

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Wildflower Hike

Venture into the forests and prairies with volunteer Jerry Sievers. We will search for as many species of these beautiful spring delights as we can, including Virginia bluebells, spring beauties, and more. Register online by May 22.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

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