Nature Trek: A Glacial Perspective

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Audience: 

Family

Fee: 

Free; Donations Appreciated

Did you know glaciers contributed to the formation of the Illinois River Valley?  Learn about how the last Ice Age shaped the present-day landscape.  

Participants will meet at the Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, 11316 N. Prairie Road, Lewistown, to begin the hike through The Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve.  Information will be presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's and Dickson Mounds' staff.  Participants must dress appropriately for the outdoors, provide their own drinks and snacks, and be able to hike comfortably with an elevation gain and across uneven terrain.  This program is sponsored by the Emiquon Partnership.

Image of an view of the Illinois River Valley.

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