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Use nets to catch tadpoles, snails, and dragonfly nymphs. Budding scientists work with microscopes and dichotomous keys to examine their catch and analyze the pond’s health.
Call 847-968-3321 to reserve this program.
Cost:$48 ($86 out of county)
Learning Standards:11A, 12A
Length (time):1 ½ hours
Number of People:20 people/group max - 8 min, up to 3 concurrent groups
When Offered:Sept-early Oct, late May-early Jun
Wright Woods, Mettawa
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Wright Woods Forest Preserve Mettawa
Wright Woods Forest Preserve supports a rich oak and maple woodland, nestled along the Des Plaines River.
The preserve is located in southeast Lake County near Lincolnshire. The entrance and parking area are located on Saint Mary’s Road at Everett Road, south of Route 60.