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Hike with a Naturalist: February

ParkLands Chinquapin Bluffs South Gate JVXH+C9, Carlock

Join ParkLands for our first Hike with A Naturalist! Starting in February, we will be offering guided hikes with a Naturalist through different preserves monthly! Join us for our first Hike with a Naturalist on February 5th at 1:00 PM at Chinquapin Bluffs South Gate (directions linked below)! Register for the hike HERE.  DIRECTIONS TO

New Year’s Day Hike

ParkLands Merwin Preserve SOUTH gate 20226-20298 PJ Keller Hwy, Lexington, IL

Many people like to start the new year with exercise, reflection, and nature. This year, kick off your new year resolutions with ParkLands Foundation on a guided New Year's Day hike at Merwin Preserve!  We will meet at the Merwin South Gate at 10:00 AM to start the hike! Please dress warm and wear comfortable

Prairie Seed Collection Work Day 11/6

  On November 6th take part in our seed collection and the last workday of the season! We will meet at 8:00 AM at the McDonald’s in Chenoa, then carpool to the collection site north of Pontiac. We will work at the site collecting seeds until 12:00 PM. Afterwards we will carpool back to the McDonald’s