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September 29, 2023 | 7:00 pm

Howl at the Moon Night Hike

Join retired FPWC Deputy Tim Speer for a fun night hike at Oak Ridge Forest Preserve. Experience the preserves at night, listen for nocturnal wildlife, and enjoy s'mores!

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Leashed dogs are welcome. 

Please register below.

Oak Ridge Forest Preserve
8322 Blomberg Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016

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October 28, 2023 | TBD

Howl at the Moon Night Hike

Join retired FPWC Deputy Tim Speer for a fun night hike at Funderburg Forest Preserve. Experience the preserves at night, listen for nocturnal wildlife, and enjoy s'mores!

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Leashed dogs are welcome. 

Please register below.

Funderburg Forest Preserve
4551 S. Meridian Road, Rockford IL, 61102

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October 7, 2023 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Walk With U - Guided Walk

Join a health care professional from UW Health for a fun guided walk at Colored Sands Forest Preserve! Spending time outdoors can improve memory, fight depression, lower blood pressure, and much more!

This program is brought to you in partnership with FPWC, UW Health, and UICM.

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Colored Sands Forest Preserve
10602 Haas Road, Rockton, IL 61024

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November 4, 2023 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Walk With U - Guided Walk

Join a health care professional from UW Health for a fun guided walk at Pecatonica River Preserve! Spending time outdoors can improve memory, fight depression, lower blood pressure, and much more!

This program is brought to you in partnership with FPWC, UW Health, and UICM.

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Dogs are not permitted for this hike.

Pecatonica River Forest Preserve
7260 Judd Road, Pecatonica, IL 61063

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October 11, 2023 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

FPWC Guided Hike

Join our FPWC Natural Resource staff on a fun and educational guided hike at Funderburg Forest Preserve! We will look for wildflowers, wildlife, and learn about the native flora and fauna! This hike will consist of a moderate 2 miles.

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Please register below.

Funderburg Forest Preserve
4551 S. Meridian Road, Rockford IL, 61102

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