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.

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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

Perseid Meteor Shower

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

Experience the Perseid Meteor Shower at its peak, make s’mores, and enjoy a truly dark sky.

Canoe Rental

Rock Springs Conservation Area 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Enjoy an easy canoe ride on the Cattail Pond at Rock Springs Conservation Area. While this is perfect for beginners, canoers of any skill level are welcome!

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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
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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.

The ABCs of Bees

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Learn all about native bees in this program from Master Naturalist Susan Shaw, then make a mason bee house to take home.

Acoustic Music Jam

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Acoustic Music Jam at Rock Springs Nature Center offers a perfect opportunity to rediscover musical interests and talents. Bring your instrument, learn a new tune or simply enjoy the musical talents of our volunteers. Free and open to the public.

Van Trip to St. Louis Zoo

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Observe wildlife from around the globe, including cheetahs, hippos, and sea lions.

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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
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