Macon County Conservation District

Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 423-7708
[email protected]

Macon County Conservation District

Programs & Activities

Events located at Rock Springs Conservation Area and open to all ages unless otherwise indicated. Register online by noon, unless otherwise noted.

Joe Norton Photography Exhibit

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

North Gallery
View photographs of large mammals and birds of prey from Africa and the United States in this display from local photographer Joe Norton.

Danny Pratt Photography Exhibit

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

South Gallery
Enjoy photography of wildlife and landscapes from photographer Danny Pratt.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Oglesby Mansion 421 W. William St., Decatur, IL

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

$2

Douglas Cup Tournament

BeautifulTrobaughField 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Join us for the national pastime: base ball! Cheer for your home team, the Rock Springs Ground Squirrels, in this annual vintage base ball tournament, played with authentic 1858 rules.

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Dulcimer Club

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Dulcimer Club Meetings at Rock Springs Nature Center offer a perfect opportunity to rediscover musical interests and talents.

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Homestead Prairie Farm Open House

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Discover this 1860s farmhouse and the lives of the people who lived there. Located at Rock Springs Conservation Area, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL. Free.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Oglesby Mansion 421 W. William St., Decatur, IL

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

$2

Astronomy Jamboree

Friends Creek Conservation Area 13734 Friends Creek Park Road, Argenta, IL

Enjoy a free concert from 8-8:45pm, create a craft to take home, enter a giveaway, and view the stars and visible planets.

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Homestead Prairie Farm Open House

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Discover this 1860s farmhouse and the lives of the people who lived there. Located at Rock Springs Conservation Area, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL. Free.

Preschool Peepers: Pond Life

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

What kinds of animals can you find in a pond? Dress to get dirty as we learn about life in the pond, then go outside and use nets to catch some critters.

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