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Rivers of Color: Winter Greens

Event information

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

While giant trees have lost their leaves, a tiny plant is thriving and greener than ever in the winter — moss! Enjoy a short hike and discover the magic of mosses, then head inside to make your own plant creation to take home.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Feb. 10: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. Indoor facilities are accessible. Dress for the weather and use caution while walking outdoors as snow and ice may be present on paths and parking lots.

Participants will hike 1 mile to 2 miles over paved surfaces and uneven natural terrain. The hike will be no longer than 0.5 mile long on a paved trail. 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.