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A Salamander Tale

Dates: Now - May. 31, 2018
Times: See below
Category: Education/History Nature Ongoing
Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 S Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401
Phone: +18157278700
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An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of different salamander species. While visiting, be sure to search the nature center for signs of Spot the Spotted Salamander, the nature center's mascot.

The exhibition was organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, Purdue University, and is brought to the Forest Preserve through funding provided by The Nature Foundation of Will County.

Hours for the program vary: Tuesday-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.; Monday, Closed

The exhibition will be on display at the Plum Creek Nature Center Thursday, March 1-Thursday, May 31.

Fee: Free! Ages: All ages

EVENT REQUIREMENTS Registration required only for groups of 10 or more: 708.946.2216.

The exhibition will be located indoors in an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online (Registration required only for groups of 10 or more: 708.946.2216.

The exhibition will be located indoors in an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online (https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/americans-with-disabilities-act-information) no later than 48 hours before the program no later than 48 hours before the program.


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