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Rivers of Color: ‘Golden Opportunity’: Through a Different Lens

Event information

Date: Friday, December 8, 2023

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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An illustration of a yellow squash. Photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens

Event details

The traveling exhibit “Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration” from Denver Botanic Gardens is here! This program will begin with a hike in search of the colors of autumn. We will head indoors to admire the remarkable exhibit as well as experience firsthand how other animals perceive colors by immersing ourselves in a specialized ultraviolet-lit room.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Dec. 7: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individual of all abilities. Please dress for the weather.

The hike will be up to 2 miles long on paved trails. Four Rivers is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.