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Prowl For Owls, Take a Winter Hike or Meet Taco the Turtle

MOKENA/CRETE TOWNSHIP – Due to the popularity of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s “Owl Prowl” programs, two more sessions have been added. The free, all-ages programs will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access in Mokena and Friday, Feb. 8, at Plum Creek Nature Center in Crete Township. Registration is required two days before each program; call 708-946-2216.

CHANNAHON – “Winter Hike,” 
9-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Four Rivers Environmental Education Center. Enjoy the chill air and majestic beauty of a still and quiet winter morning with a 0.75-mile hike. Then warm up inside and be among the first to view the “Frida Kahlo’s Garden” exhibit. The free hike is for all ages. Register by Friday, Jan. 25, at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-722-9470.

ROMEOVILLE – “Turtle Time,” 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Isle a la Cache Museum. Meet and greet Taco, the museum’s resident Blanding’s turtle. Plus, learn about Illinois turtles during this hands-on family friendly program. The free program is for all ages. Register by Sunday, Feb. 3, atReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-886-1467.


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