Click on the links below to view photos and information about McHenry County Conservation District events.
Grand Opening – Lost Valley Visitor Center
Visitors of all ages enjoyed a fun filled day spent touring the building, enjoying guided nature hikes, bird watching, viewing exhibits and checking out the nature resources for future visits.
Hooked on Fishing
This annual MCCD Police Department event is held in conjunction with the Illinois Free Fishing Days. Participants can compete for the most fish caught, the smallest fish caught and the largest fish caught. McHenry County Conservation District staff is on hand to help and fishing gear is available. The Hollows event is co-sponsored by the Crystal Lake Anglers.
Geocache Rally - May 2010
Experienced geocachers and beginners alike came out for this high tech scavenger hunt held at Glacial Park. Using GPS units, geocachers search for caches, each of which contained a surprise and a question throughout the Glacial Park site in Ringwood.
Cache Your Way Across McHenry County - Summer 2008
This summer long District event began June 1 and ran thru the end of August. A mix of traditional geocaches and ecocaches were hidden throughout 14 MCCD sites. Participants had all summer to locate as many as they can. All participants received a prize and there was a drawing for a grand prize at the end of the season.
Geocache Rally - May 2008
Experienced geocachers and beginners alike came out for this high tech scavenger hunt held at Pleasant Valley. Using GPS units, geocachers search for caches, each of which contained a surprise and a question throughout the Pleasant Valley site in Woodstock.