With the Pandemic still affecting all aspects of the state including parks and conservationist areas the Macon County Conservation District will be offering 6 virtual programs about wildlife and astronomy in January. Each of these programs are free and fun for all ages. All events will be streamed live from the Macon County Conservation District’s Facebook page.
This Saturday, January 16th at 10 AM there will be a winter bird program that will explore how and why birds migrate and which ones you can only spot during winter. On Sunday, January 17th, the viewer can learn about the differences between wolves and coyotes by looking at pelts and skulls, while also learning which animals are native to Illinois. On Thursday, January 21st, educational animals will be up close and personal and the viewer can learn what makes them important to the world.
On Thursday, January 28th at 7 PM there will be a program on stars, constellations, and the moon. On Saturday, January 30th at 2PM there will be a look at what animals are found in Illinois in winter, and on Sunday, January 31st at 2 PM you can learn about the Eagle. Also, there will be a virtual presentation via zoom on restoring Homestead Prairie Farm. That event is taking place on Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 PM. For that last event you should register online by noon on Wednesday, January 27th at www.maconcountyconservation.org.
For more information again you can visit the Macon County Conservation Facebook page or visit their website.