All walks begin at 6:00 p.m. and are FREE to attend. Membership in either or both organizations is encouraged. Registration Requested:www.SeversonDells.com.
Come experience the north central Illinois landscape. Walk where flowers carpet the forest floor and birds fill the air. Severson Dells Nature Center and the Natural Land Institute are the organizing agencies of the event, with local groups providing leaders from their organizations.
During the ten weeks of Wildflower Walkabouts you will get the chance to see public parks and preserves, as well as private natural areas in a three county region (Boone, Ogle, and Winnebago), owned by Natural Land Institute, Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, Rockford Park District, Boone County Conservation District and Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
APRIL 24 - Anna Page Park
MAY 2 - Piscasaw Fen Conservation Area 8 - Burr Oak Valley Preserve 16 - Howard D. Colman Dells Nature Preserve 22 - Hall Memorial Woods 30 - Colored Sands Forest Preserve
JUNE 5 - Cedar Cliff Forest Preserve 13 - Flora Prairie Nature Preserve 19 - Harlem Hills Prairie Nature Preserve 27 - Deer Run Forest Preserve