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Coyotes in Winter

 Saturday, January 21 10:00 am

Coyotes are abundant in Kane County. They captivate the imagination with their yipping in the night and their secretive habits. On this guided hike, we’ll search for coyote tracks, scat, and other evidence of their activity. Along the trail, we’ll learn about coyote behavior and their role in ecolog...

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 Pingree Grove Forest Preserve

14N187 US Route 20
Hampshire IL

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Brittany Kovach
6304443190
kovachbrittany@kaneforest.com

Little Naturalists (for 4-5 year olds)

 Thursday, January 26 1:00 pm

In this hour-long program for 4-5 year olds, children will discover the wonders of nature through stories, nature hikes, songs, games, or crafts. (Note: This is a “drop-off” program; adults and siblings may enjoy the trails or wait in the nature center during program.) Advance registration is requ...

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 Creek Bend Nature Center

37W700 Dean St.
St. Charles IL

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Brittany Kovach
6304443190
kovachbrittany@kaneforest.com

A Rose by Any Other Name

 Thursday, January 26 7:00 pm

Botanist Jack Shouba will focus on the scientific names of plants in order to de-mystify them. He will reveal the reasoning behind scientific names and how to make sense of them. Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or e-mail programs@kaneforest.com to register.

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 Creek Bend Nature Center

37W700 Dean St.
St. Charles IL

 Contact

Brittany Kovach
6304443190
kovachbrittany@kaneforest.com

Nature Tykes (for 3-year olds)

 Thursday, January 26 9:30 am

In this program geared for 3 year olds, and their parents, grandparents, or guardians, will explore the natural world through a variety of activities. Sessions include a combination of stories, nature hikes, songs, games, or crafts. A parent or caregiver must accompany child. Advance registration i...

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 Creek Bend Nature Center

37W700 Dean St.
St. Charles IL

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Brittany Kovach
6304443190
kovachbrittany@kaneforest.com

Winter Tree Identification

 Saturday, January 28 1:00 pm

Learn how to identify trees without leaves, during this class. Nature Programs Manager Valerie Blaine will demonstrate the importance of bark, branches, twigs, leaf scars and buds in tree identification. The session will begin indoors with a lecture/presentation. Weather permitting, we will then h...

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 Creek Bend Nature Center

37W700 Dean St.
St. Charles IL

 Contact

Brittany Kovach
6304443190
kovachbrittany@kaneforest.com