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Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center

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603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
(815) 547-7935 www.bccdil.org

December 2019

Retirement Open House for Pam Stock

December 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Invitation

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January 2020

Textile Merit Badge Workshop

January 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Register and pay online for workshops starting September 1st at www.bccdil.org. $5.00 Boone County Residents $8 Non residents

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Leatherwork Merit Badge Workshop

January 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Register and pay online for workshops starting September 1st at www.bccdil.org. $10 Boone County Residents $12 Non-residents

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March 2020

Garden Basics Workshop

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Free

Registration is required: 815.547.7935 or education@bccdil.org This is a FREE introductory workshop for starting a garden. Learn when, where, and what to plant, and all about garden maintenance.

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June 2020

Redtail Parent Meeting

June 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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This meeting is mandatory for Redtail campers and their parent/guardian.

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November 2020

Beaded Leather Pouch Workshop

November 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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$35.00

Join us for this workshop with Corey Swanborg, a descendant of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. Participants will learn how to make their own 3” by 9 “ Beaded Leather Pouch (including fringe) to take home. Registration is required, and seats are limited to allow for social distancing. A $35.00 non-refundable fee is required in advance for all supplies. Registration and payment deadline is October 26 at 12 pm. Click here to register. Registration is closed. This is…

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December 2020

Holiday Walk – CANCELED

December 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Free

Stroll down a luminary lit path on your way to visit two historic log cabins, a covered wagon and a wigwam. a Civil War Santa. a blacksmith creating holiday gifts at his forge Enjoy popcorn, popped over an open fire. Stop by a warming tent and roast some nuts. Listen to holiday music in a one room schoolhouse. Stop in the Nature Center to shop for ornaments while children make a holiday craft. Donations cheerfully accepted!    

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January 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

January 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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February 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

February 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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March 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

March 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Mushrooms in the Morning

March 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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$10.00

Come and learn some fun facts about mushrooms! What is a mushroom? Are they good for you?  Can I grow them? Make a Glass Garden Mushroom to take home Grab some unique recipes to try out at home Taste a few bites of a mushroom dish we will prepare for you CLICK HERE to register. Note: This class is NOT about foraging for mushrooms. ***Masks are required and social distancing will be practiced.***

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April 2021

RSVP & BCCD Volunteer Fair

April 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Contact Mark Freedlund at mfreedlund@bccdil.org for more information.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

April 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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May 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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June 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

June 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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July 2021

Office Closed July 5th

July 5, 2021
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Board of Trustees Meeting

July 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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August 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

August 17, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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September 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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October 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

October 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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November 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

November 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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December 2021

Board of Trustees Meeting

December 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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January 2022

Board of Trustees Meeting

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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February 2022

Kids’s Ice Fishing Clinic Presented by the Coon Creek Casters

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Children ages 5-15 with an adult can come to Spencer Conservation Area for an Ice Fishing Clinic. The event is free, but registration is required by calling 815-547-7935 or emailing mfreedlund@bccdil.org. Activities will take place at Spencer Conservation Area.  Enter at 603 N Appleton Rd. Belvidere, IL. Park in the designated area and check-in with volunteers. *This event may be canceled due to thin ice.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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March 2022

Ida Explorers – Meet some animal friends!

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Spring 2022 Meet some animal friends! Are you interested in animals and nature? Join other friends from 8-14 years old to discover some great nature experiences. This group meets at a Boone County Conservation District site for an activity and fun with other kids your age on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, from 4-5 pm. Register to attend by clicking here.  

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Board of Trustees Meeting

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Ida Explorers – Tracks, Trails, & Mud

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Spring 2022 Tracks, Trails, & Mud Are you interested in animals and nature?  Join other friends from 8-14 years old to discover some great nature experiences.  This group meets at a Boone County Conservation District site for an activity and fun with other kids your age on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, from 4-5pm. To register click here.  

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April 2022

License Review Committee

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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License Review Committee will meet at 603 N. Appleton Rd., Belvidere, IL Click herefor agenda.

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Ida Explorers – Bird Hike & Activity

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Spring 2022 Bird Hike & Activity Are you interested in animals and nature?  Join other friends from 8-14 years old to discover some great nature experiences.  This group meets at a Boone County Conservation District site for an activity and fun with other kids your age on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, from 4-5pm. To register, click here.  

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Board of Trustees Meeting

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Ida Explorers – Super Plants!

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Spring 2022 Super Plants! Are you interested in animals and nature?  Join other friends from 8-14 years old to discover some great nature experiences.  This group meets at a Boone County Conservation District site for an activity and fun with other kids your age on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, from 4-5pm. To register, click here.

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May 2022

Ida Explorers – Creepy – Crawly Creatures

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Spring 2022 Creepy - Crawly Creatures Are you interested in animals and nature?  Join other friends from 8-14 years old to discover some great nature experiences.  This group meets at a Boone County Conservation District site for an activity and fun with other kids your age on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, from 4-5pm. To register, click here.

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