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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Fall Colors Walk at Thorn Creek Nature Center - Sunday, November 15, 2020

Wednesday Walkers spring2014 reduced

Fall Colors Walk
Sunday, November 15; rain date Sunday, November 29, 2020. 
Time:  1-3 p.m.  
Fee:  Free.
  
Ages 18 and older. 9 registrants maximum.
Registration required by Monday, November 9, 2020. Call Thorn Creek Nature Center at 708.747.6320.

Walk the trails of Thorn Creek Woods amidst trees of all species, as they transition from their summer green leaves to shades of red, yellow, orange, gold, russet and even purple – the colors of autumn.  Discover not only why leaves change in the fall, but why different trees turn different colors. Meet in front of Nature Center. 

Please bring your own hand sanitizer, face mask, binoculars, water bottle and be prepared to follow the social distancing of 6 feet. Participants should be prepared to walk over 2 miles outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven terrain. 



Soils Hike

Sunday, December 6; rain date Saturday, December 12, 2020.
Time:  1-3 p.m.

Fee:  Free.  
Ages 18 and older.  9 participants maximum.  
Registration required by Monday, November 30, 2020. Call Thorn Creek Nature Center at 708.747-6320.

Is all soil created equal? Come and see, smell and hear for the parts of soil. Learn how soil supports every form of life in the woods. On the hike, we will observe real samples of Thorn Creek Woods soil. Program is sponsored by Thorn Creek Audubon Society. Meet in front of Nature Center. 

Please bring your own hand sanitizer, face mask, binoculars, water bottle and be prepared to follow the social distancing of 6 feet. Participants should be prepared to walk more than 1 mile outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven terrain. 



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Thorn Creek Nature Center 
247 Monee Road
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-747-6320 
www.tcwoods.org 

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