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.

Full Moon Hike

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Take a short walk along the Rock Springs-Fairview Bike Trail to view the forest illuminated by our only natural satellite, then see the full moon 50x larger through our telescope. Register online by January 6.

Animal Signs Guided Walk

Sand Creek Conservation Area Sand Creek Open Space Reservation, Decatur, IL

When the forest is quiet and the air is cold, how can we know that animals are present? Become a nature explorer as we search for signs of animal life on a leisurely walk through Sand Creek Conservation Area. Register online by January 13.

Winter Raccoon Candy Cane Hunt

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Learn some fun raccoon facts with a naturalist, then go on a hike to find some of the goodies the Winter Raccoon has hidden throughout the forest. Register online by January 20.

Owl Prowl

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

Learn about these forest-dwelling, nocturnal predators. Discuss what makes owls special while we walk in search of some. Register online by February 10.

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