Fall’s Adventures begin now with McHenry County Conservation District

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Thursday, September 4 from10 a.m.–11 a.m. at Kishwaukee Headwaters Conservation Area, 1606 Dean Street, Woodstock. Enjoy an hour of fun including a game, craft, snack and other educational activities all based around the special theme of the day. Fee: $0 County Resident/ $3 Non-resident. Ages 2–6, accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline: August 30.

Youth Archery and White-tailed Deer: Create the Connection

Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Glacial Park Conservation Area, Route 31 and Harts Rd., Ringwood. Learn about the habits and behaviors of white-tailed deer and how this relates to the sport of archery from Conservation District educators and instructors from T.A.Z. Archery in Woodstock. Participants will also receive basic archery and safety instruction from Certified USA Archery Instructors and get the chance to shoot at a variety of targets from a traditional bulls-eye to a deer replica. All equipment provided. Fee: $5 County Resident/ $7 Non-resident. Ages 8–14, accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline: September 2.

Flying Squirrel Night Hike

Friday, September 12 from 7–8:30 p.m. at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake. Do flying squirrels actually fly? What do they eat, and where do they live? Find the answers to these questions and much more as we explore the outdoors at night in search of the elusive flying squirrels. Note: There are no guarantees that we will see any. No flashlights, please. Fee: $0 County Resident/ $5 Non-resident. Youth ages 6–12. Registration deadline: September 8.

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