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Wonders of Wildflowers

Dates: Now - May. 12, 2018
Times: 1-3 p.m.
Category: Nature
Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W. Bruce Road, Homer Glen, IL 60491
Phone: (708) 946-2216
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Take time to stop and smell the wildflowers. For only a brief time, spring wildflowers fill our forest floor with blues, pinks, yellows, bright whites and more. Hike and explore with a naturalist through beautiful Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, which is famous for its flower diversity, abundance and color in the springtime. Get all of your senses ready to learn how to ID the many wildflowers and what makes them special. Hiking may be as far as 1 mile and will be on natural surface trails over uneven terrain. For ages 8 or older. Registration required by Thursday, May 10.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
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