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Food Fight: Winter Food Hike

Event information

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Hammel Woods — Route 59 Access

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Event details

The battle for survival is on, and food is on every animal’s mind. Hike the trails and discover how animals sustain themselves through the dead of winter. Nuts buried in the ground. Frozen berries on shrubs. Chilled fish in the rivers. Explore the winter menu and find ways animals survive until the bounty of spring and summer returns.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Jan. 20: 815-722-9470.


Use caution as snow and ice may be present in the parking lot and on the trail. Dress for the weather.

This hike will be up to 1.5 miles on a paved trail. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or    submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.