Astronomy Jamboree

Enjoy a free concert from 7-7:45pm, create a craft to take home, enter a giveaway, and view the stars and visible planets. Hot dogs, marshmallows, and water provided. Bring your telescope and share your knowledge.

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Hummingbird Festival

Learn all about hummingbirds. Watch as we capture, band, and release wild birds. Co-sponsored by Decatur Audubon.

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Monarch Madness

Learn about monarch butterflies from naturalists, then help capture and tag live butterflies.

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Homeschool Program: Skeletons

Homeschoolers are invited to join a naturalist as we learn about skeletons, which animals have them and why, and take a short hike to look for some vertebrates.

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Full Moon Hike

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.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Prairie Pedal

Ride your bicycle for habitat restoration! This bicycling fundraiser for the Macon County Conservation Foundation supports local wildlife and natural areas.

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Archaeology Open House

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.

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Seasons Changes Hike

Take a naturalist-guided hike through a variety of habitats and discover all of the ways that nature changes in the fall. Register online by October 11.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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