Migration Celebration & Wagon Tours
Cancelled due to weather.
Saturday, October 14, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Lost Valley Visitor Center—Glacial Park
Drop-in anytime at the Lost Valley Visitor Center for educational games, activities, crafts, snacks and hot beverages. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride* that will highlight the migrating birds that visit the high quality wetlands and Nippersink Creek.
*Wagon Rides are $5 per person and can be purchased for scheduled starting times – space is limited.
OAKtober Planting Party! The Big Woods
Saturday, October 21, 1:00–4:00 p.m. FREE
Marengo Ridge, Marengo
Stop in or come for the whole afternoon.
Bring back the Big Woods of McHenry County! Help us plant over 200 oak trees! Invite your family and friends! Travel along a half-mile trail, stopping at stations to learn more about our keystone species, play an oak-themed game, or create a craft before arriving at the restoration zone. Bring a picnic to enjoy the afternoon. Snacks and acorn cookies will be available for purchase. Be a part of this historic savanna’s fresh start! There is a limited quantity of 12–20 inch oak trees for sale by The Land Conservancy of McHenry County: $15 each or two for $25 (cash or check only).