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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Rocks - Webinar

Dates: Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 19, 2020
Times: 9:00AM-10:00AM
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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A 1-mile-thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois 15,000 years ago and left its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. During this webinar, we will hear about the rocks, hills and plains at Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different environments.LINK to participate: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000/


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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