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April 17, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thorn Creek Nature Center
247 Monee Rd.
Park Forest, IL 60466
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EARTH DAY at Thorn Creek - Amphibians

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Join our Earth Day hike at 2 p.m. to explore woodland vernal ponds and wetlands while listening for the calls of the wetland inhabitants! Learn which frogs, toads and salamanders live in these woods and why water is so important to them. Meet in front of the nature center. This event is sponsored by the Jim Marzuki Fund for Public Programming. Please bring your own hand sanitizer, a face mask, binoculars and a water bottle and be prepared to follow the social distancing protocol of 6 feet. Registration required by Monday, April 12: 708.747.6320. Participants should be able to walk 2 miles outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven terrain. Trails can be wet, muddy and slippery. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 708.747.6320.