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Pollinator Talk & Trek

June 24, 2023 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Pollinator Talk & Trek

Celebrate Pollinator Week! Multiple organizations are collaborating to host a family friendly discovery event in McHenry County within the Boone Creek Watershed. Come explore and learn with us. Enjoy Native Gardens, Nature Hikes, Nature Displays, Family Activities, Expert Talks, Giveaways, Prizes! Sites and specific activities include:

Petersen Park Pollinator Garden in McHenry, IL –

  • Tour the beautiful pollinator garden planted by the children of Youth and Family Center
  • Get pollinator-friendly tips from experienced gardeners
  • Learn about the gifts pollinators give & how we can give back

Boloria Meadows Nature Preserve in Bull Valley, IL –

  • Take guided hikes through pristinely restored native prairie, savannah and wetlands
  • Get help identifying native wildflowers and pollinators
  • View rare Baltimore Checkerspot Butterflies

Boone Creek Conservation Area in Bull Valley, IL –

  • Access the McHenry County Conservation District’s ADA designed pavilion and appreciate the view
  • Explore informational displays and FUN activities
  • Enjoy a TASTY reward for visiting all three host sites



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