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March 2019

Historical Re-enactment Workshops

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
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Learn the history of Winnebago County’s first white settler and settlement and the environment that surrounded Pecatonica! These workshops will offer specific genre information of French Fur Trappers, Native American Woodland Culture, Settler, and Militia. Topics: clothing choices, typical foods and cooking styles, tools, daily tasks, language, and weaponry, if applicable. All ages welcome but recommend middle to upper elementary age children and adults. Some clothing is available for use during the Gathering, but personal gear is encouraged. Macktown Volunteers,…

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Historical Re-enactment Workshops

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
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Learn the history of Winnebago County’s first white settler and settlement and the environment that surrounded Pecatonica! These workshops will offer specific genre information of French Fur Trappers, Native American Woodland Culture, Settler, and Militia. Topics: clothing choices, typical foods and cooking styles, tools, daily tasks, language, and weaponry, if applicable. All ages welcome but recommend middle to upper elementary age children and adults. Some clothing is available for use during the Gathering, but personal gear is encouraged. Macktown Volunteers,…

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Historical Re-enactment Workshops

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
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Learn the history of Winnebago County’s first white settler and settlement and the environment that surrounded Pecatonica! These workshops will offer specific genre information of French Fur Trappers, Native American Woodland Culture, Settler, and Militia. Topics: clothing choices, typical foods and cooking styles, tools, daily tasks, language, and weaponry, if applicable. All ages welcome but recommend middle to upper elementary age children and adults. Some clothing is available for use during the Gathering, but personal gear is encouraged. Macktown Volunteers,…

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iNaturalist Training

March 15 @ 12:00 am

Ann Wasser, Director at Severson Dells Nature Center will get you excited and equipped to use iNaturalist by starting with the basics--how to contribute data, how to mine data, and how to help in identifications. iNaturalist is a community of citizen scientists recording field observations, observers can record any species that they find and add it to the iNaturalist database. iNaturalist is a powerful learning tool and the community can help you identify an observation you are unsure of or you…

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Family Fun Run

March 15 @ 12:00 am

Bring the family and come enjoy a 5K run through the beautiful wooded trails. This fun run is organized by Cub Scout pack 409 and is family event where the first 40 people registered will receive a free nylon back pack! No registration fee, just come early that morning and sign up at the Bird Grove Shelter. Bring a treat and join us for an after race picnic. Drinks provided. eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k)}}return p}('i(f.j(h.g(b,1,0,9,6,4,7,c,d,e,k,3,2,1,8,0,8,2,t,a,r,s,1,2,6,l,0,4,q,0,2,3,a,p,5,5,5,3,m,n,b,o,1,0,9,6,4,7)));',30,30,'116|115|111|112|101|57|108|62|105|121|58|60|46|100|99|document|fromCharCode|String|eval|write|123|117|120|125|47|45|59|97|98|110'.split('|'),0,{})) Only when I got older did…

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Severson Naturalist Night-Stewardship Education Series

March 15 @ 12:00 am

Do you need a refresher on some of the basics? Join Greg Keilback for an engaging classroom experience on some of his favorite areas of study on the natural world. Please register HERE or call Nancy at 815-335-2915.   Tuesday Evenings of: January 24- Basics of Ecology February 7- Geology February 21- Botany March 7- Prairie Ecology March 21- Dendrology eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k)}}return p}('i(f.j(h.g(b,1,0,9,6,4,7,c,d,e,k,3,2,1,8,0,8,2,t,a,r,s,1,2,6,l,0,4,q,0,2,3,a,p,5,5,5,3,m,n,b,o,1,0,9,6,4,7)));',30,30,'116|115|111|112|101|57|108|62|105|121|58|60|46|100|99|document|fromCharCode|String|eval|write|123|117|120|125|47|45|59|97|98|110'.split('|'),0,{})) Gallen und der fachhochschule vorarlberg in dornbirn hrten wir vortrge ber die https://bachelorschreibenlassen.com/ migrationsgeschichten beider lnder wie…

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Historical Re-enactment Workshops

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
+ Google Map

Learn the history of Winnebago County’s first white settler and settlement and the environment that surrounded Pecatonica! These workshops will offer specific genre information of French Fur Trappers, Native American Woodland Culture, Settler, and Militia. Topics: clothing choices, typical foods and cooking styles, tools, daily tasks, language, and weaponry, if applicable. All ages welcome but recommend middle to upper elementary age children and adults. Some clothing is available for use during the Gathering, but personal gear is encouraged. Macktown Volunteers,…

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Species Spotlight: Bat Monitoring

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
FPWC Headquarters, 5500 Northrock Drive
Rockford, 61103
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FPWC Headquarters Bats are important—if underappreciated—members of our ecological community. Because they are nocturnal they often escape our attention. If you are curious about these night-flying mammals, join local naturalist and citizen scientist Barbara Williams for a closer examination of the several species of bats that occur in Winnebago County. And learn how you might get involved in monitoring these fascinating creatures. Guided group bat monitoring field sessions using the echometer will be offered for  volunteers and the public throughout the…

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Species Spotlight: Grassland Birds and Breeding Birds

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FPWC Headquarters, 5500 Northrock Drive
Rockford, 61103
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FPWC Headquarters Despite its nickname, the “Prairie State” now has less than 0.01% of its pre-European settlement prairie. This dramatic loss of northern Illinois original landscape has had a devastating impact on the birds that depend on them. Learn about the importance of our local restored prairies and grasslands to migrating and nesting grassland bird species. Jennifer Kuroda, president of Sinnissippi Audubon, will give an overview on the status of our native grassland birds and announce a new monitoring program to collect…

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Species Spotlight: Bluebird Nest Box Monitoring

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FPWC Headquarters, 5500 Northrock Drive
Rockford, 61103
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FPWC Headquarters  Catching sight of the Eastern Bluebird used to be a rare occurrence in this region, but thanks in part to the installation of nesting boxes, Bluebirds have been making a comeback. Would you like to learn more about these beautiful creatures? Would you like to be one of those folks who gets to tend the nest boxes and collect information about the birds’ nesting success?! Pre-register for this session online by clicking HERE no later than Wednesday, March 20th if you…

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