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Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Register by December 13

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Registration required on-line for each participant attending (ages 10+; ages 10–16 must be accompanied by a participating adult) Put away the smartphones, tablets and GPS receivers to learn to navigate through the woods the old school way…and have some real fun! This program will present the basics of topographic maps, a baseplate compass and how to use both tools to travel from point to point. Bring a water bottle and dress for trekking off trail.

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

No registration required (all ages) This winter we will be participating in the citizen scientist project ‘Project Feeder Watch’. Help us collect data that The Cornell Lab will use to track broad scale movements and populations of winter birds. Birders of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours.

Date: Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (ages 2+) Join us for story hour as we lead you on fantastic nature adventures! We will meet birds, mammals and all sorts of magnificent creatures! We will cross rivers, discover mysteries within the forest and fly across the prairies. Our imaginations are the only limits.

Date: Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

No registration required (all ages) Craft up some fun using nature-made materials! Walk-in anytime between noon and 3 p.m. to complete two on-your-own crafts.

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