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.

Cheryl Walker Artwork Exhibit

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

North Gallery
Discover the splendors of nature through Cheryl Walker’s eyes as she shares landscapes using different artistic mediums.

Crystal Smith Photography Exhibit

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

South Gallery
See how photographer Crystal Smith uses her love of photography and animals to capture wildlife living their wild lives.

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.

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.

Bethel School Open House

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

See what going to school was like in the early 20th century at this historic one-room schoolhouse located at Friends Creek Conservation Area.

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.

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.

Archaeology Open House

Homestead Prairie Farm 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

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.

Canoe Big Creek

Cannon Park 3125 S. Baltimore Ave., Decatur, IL

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of a local waterway. At least one adult required per canoe. Meet at Cannon Park on S. Baltimore Ave.

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.

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.

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.

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