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Sun 26

Sunset Tranquility Walk

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 29
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Frogs & Friends

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Readings from the Rookery

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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colored sands forest preserve

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10602 Haas Road
Durand, IL 61024 United States

May 2019

Wildflower Walkabout- Colored Sands Forest Preserve

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
colored sands forest preserve, 10602 Haas Road
Durand, IL 61024 United States
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Our ever-popular Wildflower Walkabouts, offered in conjunction with the Natural Lands Institute, showcase what is currently in bloom at various woodland and grassland preserves. Lee and Lynda Johnson, long-time naturalists, will lead the group on an exploration of the sand country at Colored Sands Forest Preserve. The plant community is unique to dry sand prairies, which once dominated this area but are now very rare. Meet at the Sand Bluff Bird Observatory parking lot, at the end of Haas Road…

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