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.

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.

Hummingbird Festival

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Learn all about hummingbirds. Watch as we capture, band, and release wild birds. Co-sponsored by Decatur Audubon.

Prairie Pedal

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Support local wildlife and natural areas by riding your bicycle in this annual fundraiser event for the Macon County Conservation Foundation. Choose from a 20 mile, 40 mile, or 62 mile ride on quiet Macon County country roads.

Taste of History

The Staley Museum, Mueller Museum, Culver House, Millikin Homestead, and Oglesby Mansion will again host their fall Taste of History event. Tour these historic sites and enjoy appetizers and beverages along the way.

Fall Harvest Festival

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Celebrate fall at Rock Springs Nature Center with fall-themed activities including archery, canoeing, pumpkin painting, a scavenger hunt, wagon rides, tours at Homestead Prairie Farm, and more.

Candlelight Tour

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Electricity and modern conveniences were not always at our fingertips. Glimpse what an evening in the 1860s was like at Homestead Prairie Farm, lit by candlelight and lamplight, as guides in period clothing walk you through the home.

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