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Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Amazing creatures live in Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek! In this citizen science program kids ages 7-11 will learn about the animals, fish and tiny creatures called macro-invertebrates that live in these streams. They’ll learn...
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Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Illinois Folk Singer Bucky Halker will  have you spellbound as he musically weaves the story of the people who labored and lived at the confluence land…from the men who rode the rails and lived in...
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Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sorry! This program is filled and registration is closed. Amazing Raptors with Hoo Haven Raptors are birds characterized by powerful talons and beaks, and keen vision that allows them to detect prey during flight. Come find...
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Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Our small group will explore Wildcrafting, the practice of foraging for useful plants in their natural, wild habitat for edible or medicinal purposes. Director Therese Oldenburg has been spending time during the lockdown to learn...
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Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about the wonderful lives of rocks. As part of Woods of Wonder, we will explore the nature of rocks....
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Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Become A Fire Master! Learn how to survive in the Woods Of Wonder by making a fire! In this hands on program, you’ll learn fire safety, how to start a fire & different types of...
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Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about these amazing insects. We will read a story, learning about behavior, life cycle, and why they glow. As part...
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Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Become a Master of the Woods of Wonder! You’ll learn how to make and follow a map, use a compass, and will find and follow trails. You’ll also learn about how people marked trails in...
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Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Become A Fire Master! Learn how to survive in the Woods Of Wonder by making a fire! In this hands on program, you’ll learn fire safety, how to start a fire & different types of...
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Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Portraying Audubon the artist, Brian “Fox” Ellis will enchant children and families with stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures as he accomplishes something no...
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Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Amazing creatures live in Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek! In this citizen science program kids ages 7-11 will learn about the animals, fish and tiny creatures called macro-invertebrates that live in these streams. They’ll learn...
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Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
“Protectors of the Corn Moon: How the Rock River Ho-Chunks Hid 1,200 Fugitive Indians & Mired U.S. Troops During the 1832 Black Hawk War”   This is a free program, but registration is required as seating...
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Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
If this land could talk it would tell you about the people that cared for it, revered it, cried for it, dreamed of it, and shaped it over the millennia. The people of Ke-Chunk, a...
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