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NEW & FREE! "Connecting You to Nature" Hikes

Wednesday, June 05, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Explore natural areas on these special hikes!

Join Natural Areas Coordinator Matt Balk during these special hikes through district natural areas. Learn about restoration and how to identify native and invasive plants. See how each natural area changes throughout the summer, and maybe lend a hand collecting seeds or trash. Your explorations may take you off-trail, so dress in shoes and clothes that can get dirty. These hikes take place in rain or shine. Trail snacks are provided! Call 217-384-4062 by 4pm each Wednesday to let us know that you are coming. There will be no hike on July 31.

Hike Schedule:

Date Location
June 5 Busey Woods - Meet at Anita Purves Nature Center
June 12 Weaver Park - Meet at the parking lot off Main St
June 19 Meadowbrook Park - Meet at Race St parking lot south of Windsor
June 26 Perkins Road Wet Prairie - Meet at the Dog Park parking lot on Perkins Rd, a half mile east of Cunningham Ave
July 3 Busey Woods
July 10 Weaver Park
July 17 Meadowbrook Park
July 24 Perkins Road Wet Prairie
Aug 7 Busey Woods
Aug 14 Weaver Park
Aug 21 Meadowbrook Park
Aug 28 Perkins Road Wet Prairie