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Event Calendar

Lichens and Mosses

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 01/25/2020

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.722.9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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Event Details

While many species become dormant over the winter, lichens and mosses are thriving! Come enjoy a winter morning learning about these unique and hardy species. This program will begin indoors with a brief discussion, and then we will head outside to explore the preserve looking for individual specimens.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Thursday, January 23: 815.722.9470.


Dress for the weather and use caution while walking outdoors as snow and ice may be present on paths and parking lots.

Indoor facilities are accessible. Participants will hike 1-2 miles over paved surfaces and uneven, natural terrain. 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.

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