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Green Tips

July's Green Tip
Red, White, Blue and Green

Are you throwing a fourth of July party this year? If so, why not celebrate the land of the red, white, and blue by adding some green incentives to your holiday bash! Instead of using paper plates and plastic cups use ceramic dishes that can be washed and reused. Try not to cook with charcoal grills. Instead, use gas and electric grills that are better for the environment. Shop at the local farmers market and buy a wide array of fruits and vegetables for your guests. Finally, instead of having your own personal firework display for the party, have your guests carpool to a firework show in your area. Your guests will love your red, white, blue, and green holiday party!

Today's Sunrise Sunset in Decatur, IL:
    Sunrise is at: 6:53 AM
    Sunset is at: 7:12 PM

What can you do at the Nature Center?

Visit Our Conservation Areas

Rock Springs Conservation Area
Friends Creek Conservation Area
Sand Creek Conservation Area
Griswold Conservation Area
Fort Daniel Conservation Area



The Macon County Conservation District invites you to visit the many natural areas in Macon County, Illinois, including Rock Springs Nature Center, which offers nature programs, special activities, nature hikes, summer camps, music programs, conference rooms for all ages throughout the year in Decatur, Illinois.
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 423-7708

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