Find out why and how some animals sleep through this time of
year while others brave the challenging conditions of the season.
Dress for a hike to spot any of the ones that choose not to
Learn more about local wildlife and how they live through
hands-on activities and some outdoor time to develop our skills.
Dress for a hike.
Local fishing experts reveal the tips and tricks of ice fishing
through free instruction and live demonstrations. Kids enjoy games
and activities or roasting marshmallows and a live DJ plays music
and announce prizes. Food and hot beverages available to
Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple
orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized
fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda,
will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall
and features a working udder that recirculates the water that