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Event Calendar

H2-WHOA! Exhibit

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, 04/02/2019

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 Matt Ruhter

Event Details

“H2-WHOA!” is a fun, interactive exhibit that teaches visitors about what lies below the surface of their local water resources.

Walk through and around a 10’ fabric dome to learn how flora and fauna, such as fresh water mussels and lichens, serve as indicator species.

A hands-on, interactive station demonstrates how pollution and sediment have negative effects on fish and other animals. Learn how to contribute to water conservation efforts and answer a call to action to “Take the Pledge” to protect local water resources.

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.

The exhibition runs from Tuesday, April 2 through Sunday, June 30.


  • Tuesdays -Saturdays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sundays: Noon-4 p.m.

Event Requirements

No registration required.

The program will take place 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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