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BCCD GEAR is HERE!

Tue 16

Board of Trustees Meeting

August 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Sep 05
Sep 20

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
DID YOU KNOW...During the Month of August Fox squirrels begin eating hickory nuts this month. They must gnaw through two hard layers before they find the sweet nut meat. You can tell when a squirrel has been gnawing, or “cutting,” hickory nuts. Look under a hickory tree, and you’ll see little pieces ofthe shell on the ground.Also during the month of August Blue-winged teal, pigeon-sized ducks, begin moving south through Illinois. White-tailed deer bucks begin shedding the “velvet” from their antlers. And finally, Wood duck young are able to fly. ... See MoreSee Less
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Woodland Wildflower Hike is just one of the special programs we will be offering at our Pioneers in Conservation event coming up next month.Join volunteer Brian Hale on a walk through a restored oak/hickory woodland to explore the habitatin this lovely section of a dedicated Illinois Nature Preserve.Reserve Your Spot: www.bccdil.org/pioneers_conservation/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Come out and see us!!Yay--it's fair week! We are out at the Boone County Fair all week--be sure to stop by and say "hi" and go through our interactive booth! ... See MoreSee Less
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DID YOU KNOW...During the Month of August Fox squirrels begin eating hickory nuts this month. They must gnaw through two hard layers before they find the sweet nut meat. You can tell when a squirrel has been gnawing, or “cutting,” hickory nuts. Look under a hickory tree, and you’ll see little pieces ofthe shell on the ground.Also during the month of August Blue-winged teal, pigeon-sized ducks, begin moving south through Illinois. White-tailed deer bucks begin shedding the “velvet” from their antlers. And finally, Wood duck young are able to fly. ... See MoreSee Less
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Woodland Wildflower Hike is just one of the special programs we will be offering at our Pioneers in Conservation event coming up next month.Join volunteer Brian Hale on a walk through a restored oak/hickory woodland to explore the habitatin this lovely section of a dedicated Illinois Nature Preserve.Reserve Your Spot: www.bccdil.org/pioneers_conservation/ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Come out and see us!!Yay--it's fair week! We are out at the Boone County Fair all week--be sure to stop by and say "hi" and go through our interactive booth! ... See MoreSee Less
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OUR MISSION

To preserve and manage natural areas and open spaces for ecological, educational and recreational benefits of present and future generations.