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Special Events at Macon County Conservation District

Night Hike at Friends Creek Conservation Area
Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Venture into the darkness at this remote Conservation Area. Experiment with your five senses and see how they can play tricks with your mind. These hikes are highly recommended for all outdoor adventurers.

>> Read more and register here

Festival of Spring
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Festival of Spring Welcome the Spring Season with a day outdoors!

Enjoy activities for the whole family, including: music, wagon rides, a canoe rodeo, bird shows, a bee keeper , food, hikes, a vintage baseball game, and much more! This is a family friendly activity that is sure to rid every one of their cabin fever!

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Feed the Animals
Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2 p.m.
Rock Springs Nature Center
Register Online

Frogs, salamanders, and fish have to eat just like we do, but they have different definitions of what is “delicious”. Assist a naturalist in feeding our animals their favorite foods for their late lunch. For all ages. Free. Reservations required by May 16.

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Birthday Adventures
at Rock Springs Nature Center

Let us help you provide a "naturally" fun adventure for your child's next birthday!

Included with each party; Naturalist led actiity with many themes from which to choose, cupcakes, drinks, reserved room for refreshments and gift time, and time to explore the ecocenter exhibits.
Call (217) 423-7708 for more information or to schedule your child's party. Learn more about our Birthday Party packages here.

Today's Sunrise Sunset in Decatur, IL:
    Sunrise is at: 5:35 AM
    Sunset is at: 8:10 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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