Illinois Extension offers Winter Trails and Naturalist Tales

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Name: Illinois Extension offers Winter Trails and Naturalist Tales
Date: February 23, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM CST
Event Description:
Embrace winter’s beauty through outdoor exploration and indoor inspiration at Winter Trails and Naturalist Tales, a winter workshop for outdoor enthusiasts. This program, hosted by Illinois Extension and Master Naturalist volunteer program, will be held on Saturday, February 23 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. The cost to participate is $25, which includes two keynote presentations, a guided winter hike, lunch and materials. Winter Trails and Naturalist Tales will be held at the Education Center at the Torstenson Property near Pecatonica. Peggy Doty, Illinois Extension Educator, will present about our coexistence with animals in nature and our backyards. Olivia Rauen, Forester with National Wild Turkey Federation, will discuss oak trees and their decline and the adaptations that are needed to sustain the ecosystems they support.
Location:
Education Center at the Torstenson Property near Pecatonica,
Fees/Admission:
The cost to participate is $25, which includes two keynote presentations, a guided winter hike, lunch and materials. Registration for Winter Trails and Naturalist Tales is now open and can be accessed online at go.illinois.edu/jsw or by calling the Extension office at 815-986-4357 or 815-235-4125.
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