Merwin Wildflower Walk

ParkLands Merwin Preserve NORTH gate M496+HG, Lexington, IL

A spring favorite is back!  Local naturalists will lead guided tours of Merwin Preserve’s vibrant spring wildflowers on Saturday, May 1st.  Four sessions are available: 10:00am, 10:15am, 10:30am, and 10:45am. Register Here!

River Event

ParkLands Chinquapin Bluffs South Gate JVXH+C9, Carlock, IL

    Our annual mussel and fish survey is back as we will again explore the river for a hands-on learning opportunity about the Mackinaw River’s amazing aquatic diversity at ParkLands’ Chinquapin Bluffs Land & Water Reserve.  Yes, we’ll find mussels, but we’ll also find darters, microinvertebrates, macroinvertebrates, and more.   This is an event for