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Walk with a Naturalist: FULL


Walk with a Naturalist: FULL

Saturday, November 12

9 AM - 10:30 AM



Email with questions or to join a waitlist.


Join a naturalist and take a nice leisurely stroll through Van Patten Woods in Wadsworth. Learn about the history of this site and take a close look at some of the interesting plants and animals that we come upon.

Meet at Parking Lot A.

Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations.

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Mark Hurley

Van Patten Woods 15838 West Route 173
Wadsworth, IL, 60083

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