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Discovery Packs

The Boone County Conservation District has created four new Discovery Packs for use in classrooms, home schooling and Scout groups. These packs are FREE to use, but a deposit is required to check out the desired pack.

Reserve your pack today — Call (815) 547-7935 or email tdawson@bccdil.org

There are four different packs:

BIRDS

birdpackContains:

  • Activity Folder
  • Clipboard
  • Pencil Bag
  • All-weather Notebook
  • Binoculars
  • Audubon Bird Call
  • Identiflier w/ Birds Calls
  • Bird Bingo Fundana
  • Laminated Pocket Guide:
  • Illinois Birds
  • Birds of Illinois Field Guide
  • Book: Chickadee’s Message

POND STUDY

pondpackContains:

  • Activity Folder
  • Pond Life Activity Guide
  • Clipboard
  • Pencil Bag
  • All-weather Notebook
  • Tape Measure
  • Thermometer
  • Observation Jars (2)
  • Dip Net
  • Identiflier w/ Frog Calls
  • Nature Circles: Pond & Stream Set
  • Laminated Pocket Guides:
  • IL Birds/Pond Life/Macroinvertebrates
  • Pond Watcher’s Field Guide
  • Illinois Frogs & Toads Field Guide
  • Book: One Small Square Pond

PRIVATE EYES

Contains:
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  • Activity Folder
  • Clipboard
  • Pencil Bag
  • All-weather Notebook
  • Tape Measure
  • Observation Jars (2)
  • Loupes (3)
  • Super Ear Sound Amplifier
  • Scat & Tracks Fundana
  • Large Glass Magnifier
  • Laminated Pocket Guides:
  • IL Birds/IL Butterflies & Moths/Mushrooms/
  • IL Trees & Wildflowers/Animal Skulls & Bones
  • Critters of Illinois Field Guide
  • Animal Tracks of Illinois Field Guide
  • Book: Wild Tracks by Jim Arnosky

INTO THE FOREST

Contains:
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  • Activity Folder
  • Clipboard
  • Pencil Bag
  • All-weather notebook
  • Tape Measures (2)
  • Small Magnifiers (5)
  • Binoculars
  • Tree Quest Fundana
  • Laminated Pocket Guides:
  • IL Birds/IL Wildlife/IL Trees & Wildflowers
  • Trees of Illinois Field Guide
  • Critters of Illinois Field Guide
  • Non-fiction Book: Woods Walk
  • Storybook: In a Nutshell

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