Time: 2:30 PM
October is officially designated as Oak Awareness Month in Illinois. Oaks are a symbol of strength and resiliency. They help clean our air and reduce our energy use by shading buildings. They also help to reduce flooding and they provide food and shelter for wildlife. It’s no surprise, then, that the Illinois State Tree is the White Oak. Come celebrate the oaks and learn what you can do to support them in your community!
Welcome Autumn! – Celebrate the arrival of Autumn on this fun and informative hike. Find out the meaning of “equinox” and learn about the changes trees, including oaks, go through at this time of year. We will also discuss how local animals are preparing for the chilly temperatures ahead.
Tuesday, September 22; 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve
37W700 Dean Street, St. Charles
Note: Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.