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Winter Lecture Series - Desire Lines: Daring to Follow Trickster Coyotes&Rambling Bison

Dates: Now - Jan. 29, 2020
Times: 7:00PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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Winter Lecture Series, Speaker - Dr. Gavin Van Horn, Author, Director - Cultures of Conservation at the Center for Humans and Nature

Join Dr. Gavin Van Horn as he shares readings and reflections from his recent book The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds. He will discuss how wildlife can further connect us to the importance of re-storying Chicagoland, from our backyards to the bioregion.

Lectures begin at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm. The Midewin Welcome Center is located at 30239 S. State Rte. 53 Wilmington, IL 60481. Lectures are free, however space is limited and registration is required. Call 815-423-6370 or e-mail SM.FS.Midewin_RSVP@usda.gov to register.


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Boggio's Orchard and Produce
Kayak Morris
Grundy County Corn Festival
Boggio's Orchard and Produce

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