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Science Saturday: Oaktober Fest

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It’s a fun-filled day foakused on the Oak Tree! Discover how oaks shaped the Midwest and how people and wildlife learned to use them. Learn to identify both the trees and their acorns; help plant acorns to grow our oak savannas; make some fun acorn toys to take home; discover how our ancestors used acorns for food and dyes. And if we are very lucky, Professor Albus Quercus from Dellwarts may put in an appearance! Fun for the whole family. FREE!

Subarea:Rockford Southwest

Directions:
Severson Dells Nature Center - 8786 Montague Rd., Rockford, IL 61102 - From Bypass 20 south of Rockford, take the Montague Road exit. Turn southwest on Montague Road and continue approximately four miles, past Meridian Road, to the second left after passing Weldon Road.

Science Saturday: Oaktober Fest