Macon County Conservation District

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

Programs & Activities

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

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.

Archaeology Open House

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL, United States

Due to a construction project, dirt was removed from under the farmhouse at Homestead Prairie Farm where it was undisturbed for over 100 years. Stop by Homestead Prairie Farm to see what artifacts we have found by sifting so far this year.

Fall Harvest Festival

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL, United States

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

Creatures of the Night

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

isit Friends Creek Conservation Area to meet one of our nocturnal education animals, take a night hike to engage the senses and look for nocturnal wildlife, and enjoy a hot dog or veggie dog and s’mores over the fire.

Candlelight Tour

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL, United States

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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