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.

Winter Nature Journaling

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Join a naturalist to learn journaling techniques and how to document your findings, then head outside to put those skills to work. Register online by January 27.

Trip to Starved Rock for Eagle Viewing

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Take a trip to this popular state park to look for wintering eagles, check out the visitor’s center, and visit the lock and dam museum. Register by February 3.

Recurring Event Dulcimer Club

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.

Flower Pot Snowman Craft for Adults

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Paint and build a snowman out of small, terracotta flower pots. Register online by February 3.

Plants in Winter Homeschool Class

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Homeschool children ages 5-15 can join a naturalist and explore nature and history topics through discussion, hands-on activities, crafts, and games. Register by February 6.

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.

Recurring Event Dulcimer Club

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.

Syrup Programs

Rock Springs Nature Center 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL

Discover how sap becomes syrup, why spring is the best time of year to harvest sap, and how people used sap throughout history. Presentations at 11am, 12pm, & 1pm.

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