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Conservation Teens

Little Sac Woods Conservation Area is great for a scavenger hunt. We will divide into teams and try to find everything on a winter, nature list. Winning team gets a prize! Transportation and snacks provided. Dress for the weather and bring a reusable water bottle. Ages 12-17.

Prescribed Burn Workshop

Upon registration, participants will be emailed a link to the virtual/online portion of the prescribed burn course. The online course is a mandatory prerequisite which requires a $25.00 fee to a third-party host. Registrants will need to successfully complete the online course and quiz to attend the field day event. Please bring your certificate of completion to the demonstration burn. We will be conducting a prescribed burn on a nearby property, so please dress accordingly with leather boots, leather gloves, cotton pants, cotton long sleeve shirt, and safety glasses.

Hiking

Help celebrate our 35th anniversary with a hike at the Nature Center! Each month a naturalist will lead a hike to share the beauty of the Nature Center trails with you. Dress for the weather and be prepared to hike 1.5 to 2 miles. The trail is considered easy to moderately difficult with some uneven terrain. Ages 8-adult. Children ages 8-17 must have a registered adult accompanying them.

Habitats

Do you know what animals or plants you have in your own backyard? Join Naturalist Betzaida Rivera as she helps you discover the variety of life right under your nose! Also get tips on how to identify and how to attract more. Ages 6-adult. Please include a valid email address when you register so we can send you a virtual program link. This program will not be recorded.

Special Event

We're celebrating the annual return of bald eagles to Lake Springfield. This special event includes the indoor presence of a live bald eagle from Dickerson Park Zoo. Programs will be held at the Nature Center every hour on the hour from 10 am to 3 pm. Opportunities to view bald eagles in the wild, with the assistance of volunteers and spotting scopes, will be available at the Lake Springfield Boathouse and Marina during event hours. All ages. No registration required.

Special Event

We're celebrating the annual return of bald eagles to Lake Springfield. This special event includes the indoor presence of a live bald eagle from Dickerson Park Zoo. Programs will be held at the Nature Center every hour on the half hour from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Opportunities to view bald eagles in the wild, with the assistance of volunteers and spotting scopes, will be available at the Lake Springfield Boathouse and Marina during event hours. All ages. No registration required.