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    113702 - Creek Walk at Colman

    Let's splash through the creek! We'll walk a short distance from the bridge to find what lives in the water. We'll have nets and buckets and guides. Bring boots or shoes that can get wet! The creek might be somewhat deep at this time of the year, which makes it more exiting. Parents must accompany children under 10 years.

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    117212 - Winter Night Hike

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    Add to Cart117212-04Winter Night Hike02/16/19- 02/16/19 6:00P- 8:30PJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsAvailableLocation Details

    133458 - Beginning Fly Fishing

    Learn the sport of fly fishing. The first class session basic understanding of the rod, reel, line, leader and fly. Everyone will be practicing by the end of the session. In the second class, you will put your knowledge to the test by fly fishing for pan fish in the forest preserve waters. Both top-water and sub-surface fishing methods will be demonstrated and practiced. Because the ponds are catch and release only, efficient fish release methods will be demonstrated. If you have your own fly fishing equipment please bring it to the class, otherwise we will provide the equipment.

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    Read Notice133458-12Beginning Fly Fishin04/23/19- 04/25/19 5:30P- 7:30PJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsUnavailableLocation Details

    137232 - Big Tree Tours

    Take a guided driving tour of the Bald Hill Prairie Preserve with Superintendent of Education, Mark Herman and see the great views from the top of Bald Hill and the Big Tree Champion of IL, a huge eastern cottonwood. This tour is designed for people who have trouble walking but due to the types of open vehicles used and the steep terrain, we cannot take people who depend on wheelchairs or walkers.

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    Read Notice137232-06Bald Hill Tour05/18/19- 05/18/19 9:00A- 10:30AJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsUnavailableLocation Details

    138205 - Fossil Hunt

    Our quarry is a great place for fossil hunting! Once or twice a year we open it up to the public, and often find very nice specimens from Ordovician sediments dating back over 450 million years. We'll have staff and guides to help you identify your finds. Bring a bucket and take home whatever you can carry.

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    Read Notice138205-24Fossil Hunt04/13/19- 04/13/1910:00A- 1:00PJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsUnavailableLocation Details
    Read Notice138205-25Rock Hounding05/04/19- 05/04/19 9:00A- 10:30AJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsUnavailableLocation Details

    145102 - Groundhog Day Animal Tracking

    Did our local groundhogs come out to see their shadows? What other animals are out and about during winter? Have you ever wondered what animal makes those tracks you see in the snow or dirt, or if it's been walking or running? Or what critter has been chewing on your bushes? Join naturalist, Susan Kleiman and Mark Herman to become a nature sleuth, learn what clues animals leave behind.

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    Add to Cart145102-01Animal Tracking02/02/19- 02/02/1910:00A- 11:30AJarrett Prairie CtrItem DetailsAvailableLocation Details

    147102 - Cross Country Ski

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    147203 - Evening Skiing

    Join us for a leisurely cross country ski in the woods and prairie. Out favorite outing on this preserve have been during the winter at night--it is a completely different way to see a familiar landscape. beginners welcome, instructions, guide, and skis included.

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