Festival of the Sugar Maples
March 8 & 9 and 15 & 16
10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Coral Woods Conservation Area
7400 Somerset, Marengo
• Hear how maple syrup was discovered hundreds of years ago…
• Learn how sap is collected trees…
• See how maple syrup is made at the evaporator house!
Lion's Club annual Pancake Breakfast
$3 per Child/$6 per Adult
March 9, 7 a.m.–Noon Donley's, 8512 S. Union Rd., Union.
March 16, 7 a.m.–1 p.m. Marengo United Methodist Church
119 E. Washington, Marengo.
Hike or Ski til 9 p.m.!
Solar lit trails open thru March 9
13315 Pleasant Valley Rd., Woodstock
1/2 mile prairie loop trail
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane, Cary
1 mile wooded loop trail.
New! Skate Ski Trail at Silver Creek
When you have a snowy winter, people are looking for more ways to get out and enjoy! A Skate Ski Trail has been added at Silver Creek Conservation Area, 1200 Block of Rawson Bridge Road, Cary.
A skate ski trail differs from a traditional cross country ski trail by being packed, but not tracked. The trail at Silver Creek is a 1½ mile, relatively flat, trail loop.
Lost Valley Ventures —
Saturdays, 2–3:30 p.m.,
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
March's theme: Wetland Birds
No program March 8 or 15.
Bring the family for a free afternoon of a nature craft, lesson, game, and hike. All Ages. Topics change monthly…
Coral Woods Closed Feb. 28 - March 21 - for the set up, take down, and school tours for the Festival of the Sugar Maples. Please attend the Public Weekend Events. FREE
Rush Creek & Glacial Park Horse trails are closed.
Sled Hill Open
View the entire list of seasonal alerts and closures…
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Nippersink Creek Aquatic Restoration
Third Generation Prairie –A grassland bird study
“Illinois Green Fleet”