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Event Calendar

A Salamander Tale

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, 04/03/2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages

Contact Phone: 708.946.2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event Details

An interactive exhibition, “A Salamander Tale” provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of different salamander species. While visiting, be sure to search the nature center for signs of Spot the Spotted Salamander, the nature center’s mascot.

The exhibition was organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, Purdue University, and is brought to the Forest Preserve through funding provided by The Nature Foundation of Will County.

Hours for the program vary:
Tuesday-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.; Monday, Closed

The exhibition will be on display at Plum Creek Nature Center through Thursday, May 31. Please note that the exhibit will not be open for viewing on Friday, March 30 or Sunday, April 1 due to the Easter holiday.

Event Requirements

Registration required only for groups of 10 or more: 708.946.2216.

The exhibition will be located indoors in an accessible facility. 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.

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