Little Wonders: Winter Tracks
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m.
Whose footprints are those in the snow? (Or mud ...) Which way
are they going? Learn all about tracks, have fun creating a craft,
then head outside to find out who has been walking in the woods. A
snack will be provided.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 1-2:30 p.m.
Ages 16 and up
Have you ever thought about tapping that maple tree in your yard?
Learn how with instructor Jim Wilson, who has been transforming sap
from his backyard into syrup for years. This program will give you
the basics and direct you to the resources needed to turn your
kitchen or garage into a sap house.
Fee: $5 for nature center members, $8 for nonmembers.
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Winter Backyard Bird Watching Basics
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-noon
Ages 16 and up
Winter brings many new birds to our backyards! Not sure what
birds are visiting your feeders or need a refresher? Learn how to
identify more than 30 winter residents and how to attract them, as
well as how you can participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count in
Fee: Free for nature center members, $5 for nonmembers.
For more information or to register, phone 309-874-2174 or email
Sugar Grove Nature Center is in historic Funks Grove, just south
of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions, membership and
program information, visit
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