New Nature Walk for Health Series Begins April 25

Release Date: 

Monday, April 8, 2019

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – The Emiquon Partnership-Dickson Mounds Museum, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge are hosting a new “Nature Walk for Health Series” on the fourth Thursday of the month from April through October, from 5-6:30 p.m.  Participants may enjoy fun wildlife stories and facts during each walk.  The first Nature Walk for Health will be held on Thursday, April 25 at the Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge ADA-accessible nature trail. 

Locations of the walks will vary and may be dependent upon weather conditions. Space is limited and registration is required.  Please visit the Nature Walk for Health Series event page on the Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds website for a registration link at http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/nature-walk-health-series

For more information, please email Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge at illinoisriver@fws.gov or call 309-535-2290. 

The Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge is located at 19031 E County Road 2110N, Havana, IL.  Please dress appropriately for this outdoor activity.  There is no fee to participate in this program; however, donations are appreciated. 

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

Contact Person: 

Christa Christensen

Contact Email: 

christa.christensen@illinois.gov

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721