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Winter Survival

Event information

Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-747-6320

Location: Thorn Creek Nature Center

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A raccoon walking on snow-covered ground with water in the background. Photo courtesy of Mike Daley

Event details

Come learn about the winter survival tactics of mammals, reptiles and amphibians that call Thorn Creek home. We will explore different types of hibernation. After a hike, participants will create a pinecone creature to take home. This program is sponsored by the Thorn Creek Audubon Society.

Event requirements

Registration required by Monday, Nov. 27: 708-747-6320.

Participants should be prepared to walk more than 1 mile outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 708-747-6320.