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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Summer Camp: Fishing Camp - FULL(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
 
Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
Summer Camp: Spiders, Slugs and Really Cool Bugs - FULL(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will search prairies, forests and wetlands in search of invertebrates (animals without backbones). They will gain a better understanding of the invertebrates of Lake County and what makes them so special.
 
Campers will search prairies, forests and wetlands in search of invertebrates (animals without backbones). They will gain a better understanding of the invertebrates of Lake County and what makes them so special.
Summer Camp: Pondering Plants(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and invaders (non-native plants). Activities include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
 
Campers will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and invaders (non-native plants). Activities include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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June 25, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
Summer Camp: Pint-Sized Farmers (09:00 AM - 12:00 AM)
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June 24, 2019-June 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Discover how food makes its way from the farm to the dinner table and the importance of farms. Pint-sized farmers will plant, water, harvest, and package the homegrown food from Bonner’s organic garden and explore what it means to be a modern-day farmer.
 
Discover how food makes its way from the farm to the dinner table and the importance of farms. Pint-sized farmers will plant, water, harvest, and package the homegrown food from Bonner’s organic garden and explore what it means to be a modern-day farmer.
Turtle Telemetry(09:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
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June 25, 2019
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about the state endangered Blanding’s turtle and our Blanding’s Turtle Recovery Program. Walk in the “boots of a biologist” and test out some of the equipment we use to find and evaluate turtles.
 
Learn about the state endangered Blanding’s turtle and our Blanding’s Turtle Recovery Program. Walk in the “boots of a biologist” and test out some of the equipment we use to find and evaluate turtles.
Summer Camp: Little Explorers(09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
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June 25, 2019-June 27, 2019
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seek adventure in woodlands, wetlands and prairies with your little one. Use your senses to observe and discover the plants, animals and features that make these natural areas special. Free exploration and play will inspire a sense of wonder and awe.
 
Seek adventure in woodlands, wetlands and prairies with your little one. Use your senses to observe and discover the plants, animals and features that make these natural areas special. Free exploration and play will inspire a sense of wonder and awe.
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery(12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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June 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
Concerts in the Plaza: Rockin’ Fenderskirts(07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
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June 25, 2019
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
These live outdoor musical performances begin at 7:30 pm every Tuesday evening, from June 18–August 6, at Independence Grove in Libertyville.
 
These live outdoor musical performances begin at 7:30 pm every Tuesday evening, from June 18–August 6, at Independence Grove in Libertyville.
 
 

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