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Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie and exterior exhibits are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset. 2400 COMPASS ROAD INTERPRETIVE CENTER HOURS April: Sa • 10 am-2 pm May: Sa/Su • 9 am-3 pm June 12-Aug. 19: Tu, Th, Sa, Su • 9 am-3 pm 847-901-6828 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie is a 32-acre remnant of a tall-grass prairie that once stretched for millions of square miles across North America. Exhibits at the Tyner Interpretive Center illustrate the many aspects of the prairie environment. The building serves as a showcase for “green technology”, while pathways through the property allow visitors to experience the changes in the prairie through the seasons. YOGA – ON THE PRAIRIE DIGGIN’ UP CRAYFISH Experience the benefits of yoga set to against the backdrop of a natural landscape. Yoga has many proven benefits including improved balance, strength and flexibility. Note: Bring a mat and blanket (blocks are provided). Unearth the world of crayfish and search for clues about where these secretive creatures can be found at the prairie. Dress for the weather as the class will be outdoors. Note: Fee listed is per adult/child pair. Please indicate the name of each person registering. Additional children may be added for $6 each. AGES 18+ YRS. ID# DAY/TIME DATES FEE (R/NR) 406125-A Sa • 8-9:15 am 7/7-7/28 $75/$93.75 406125-B Sa • 8-9:15 am 8/4-8/25 $75/$93.75 GEOCACHING ADVENTURE Explore Air Station Prairie with your family and learn about the wonderful world of geocaching using GPS (Global Positioning Systems). We cover geocaching “etiquette” then take our new skills to find each waypoint and collect prizes! Note: Fee list is per adult/ child pair; additional family members may be added for $6 each. AGES 6+ YRS. + ADULT ID# DAY/TIME DATE 407899-A Su • 10-11:30 am 7/8 FEE (R/NR) $12/$15 BUTTERFLY BOOGIE Discover a butterfly’s different stages, what they like to eat and where they like to live. Join in on a butterfly hunt to find which ones live at Air Station Prairie! Note: Fee listed is per adult/ child pair. Please indicate the name of each person registering. Additional children may be added for $6 each. AGES 4-6 YRS. + ADULT ID# DAY/TIME DATE 407906-A Su • 10-11 am 7/22 FEE (R/NR) $12/$15 AGES 4-6 YRS. ID# DAY/TIME DATE 407915-A Sa • 10-11 am 7/7 FEE (R/NR) $12/$15 THINGS TO SEE & DO Explore our exhibits, our ‘Teaching Gardens’ and interpretive nature trails. SUMMER HOURS • Look for the Red-Tailed Hawks in the sky. • Find evidence of the crayfish that live on the prairie. • Learn the history of the Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie and the reason behind the name. • Discover what you can do to help our environment. For information about programs, workdays or tours, or to schedule a visit for your school or scout group contact The Grove at 847-299-6096 or visit FREE! SUMMER BIRD WALK Su, July 15 • 7:30-9 am Join us as we walk the trails in search of local and migrating birds with local birder Mark Vaughan. All levels are welcome. Bring a pair of binoculars and to dress for the weather. Walk may be cancelled due to inclement weather. MUSEUM QUEST ACTIVITIES Tu, Th, Sa & Su • 9 am-3 pm June 17-August 20 Take note ✔ ✔ Fuller Air Station Prairie/Tyner Center programs take ✔ ✔ 4 ways to register: Online at, in person, via fax, by mail ✔ ✔ Resident Priority Registration begins Th, May 10. ✔ ✔ Questions? Call 847-299-6096 place at Air Station Prairie, 2400 Compass Road. ✔ ✔ General Registration begins M, May 21. 61