Natural Land Institute to host Oaktober - Oak Awareness Month events
ROCKTON — The Natural Land Institute will host two free Oaktober — Oak Awareness Month events in October.
A free seminar, “Citizen Science Bird Monitoring,” will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 at Talcott Free Library District, 101 E. Main St. The group will take a field trip after the seminar to the Carl & Myrna Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Road.
A free guided hike will be held at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Burr Oak Valley Preserve on Elevator Road in Roscoe. The entrance is located on the south side of the road, one-tenth of a mile east of Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 7404 Elevator Road.