Spring Wildflowers: A Tale to Tell
Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Age: Ages 10 or older.
Location: Raccoon Grove Nature Preserve
Anemone, Dutchman’s breeches, toothwort, trillium – spring has finally arrived! Join a naturalist to hike through Raccoon Grove Nature Preserve, a top spot to seek out wildflowers in Will County. Get folksy to learn how these beauties got their names, find out which plants pioneers harvested for food and learn what plants fall under the “doctrine of signatures.”
No registration required.
The trail is approximately 0.75 mile in length on natural surfaces with some hills. Spring rains can make the trail a bit muddy; please dress with that in mind. 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.