Brochure Winter 2019 - Page 66

Center WINTER HOURS Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie and exterior exhibits are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset. 2400 COMPASS ROAD INTERPRETIVE CENTER HOURS Sa • 10 am-2 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 REMARKABLE RAPTORS 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). Have you ever seen a hawk or an owl in your backyard? Learn what raptors are, how to look for signs of them in your neigh- borhood and why they are so important to our ecosystem. Dress for the weather as there will be a short trailwalk and a craft. Note: Fee listed is for each adult/child pair. Additional children may register for $6 per child. Please indicate the name of each individual registering on a separate line of the registration form. AGES 18+ YRS. ID# DAY/TIME DATES FEE (R/NR) 206125-A Sa • 8-9:15 am 1/5-2/23 $150/$188 206125-B Sa • 8-9:15 am 3/2-4/27 $150/$188 No class on 4/20 AMAZING MAMMALS Discover what you have in common with Illinois mammals- and which ones may be in your own backyard! Join us as we learn all about mammals and how to identify the clues they leave behind. Dress for the weather, as there will be a short trail walk to look for mammal tracks! Note: Fee listed is for each adult/child pair. Additional children may register for $6 per child. Please indicate the name of each individual register- ing on a separate line of the registration form. AGES 4-6 YRS. + ADULT ID# DAY/TIME DATE 207908-A Sa • 10-11 am 1/12 FEE (R/NR) $12/$15 TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE Study how prairie life forms have evolved to survive harsh win- ter conditions. Identify prairie plants in their beautiful winter “coats” and the tracks of the animals that stay active during Midwestern winters. Take home a tracking guide to identify your own backyard visitors. Dress for the weather and wear rugged shoes! AGES 6+ YRS. ID# DAY/TIME DATE 207702-A Sa • 10-11:30 am 2/2 AGES 4-6 YRS. + ADULT ID# DAY/TIME DATE 207910-A Sa • 10-11:30 am 3/9 FEE (R/NR) $12/$15 THINGS TO SEE & DO Explore our exhibits, our ‘Teaching Gardens’ and interpretive nature trails. • 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 glenviewparks.org. FEE (R/NR) $8/$10 Take note ✔ ✔ Fuller Air Station Prairie/Tyner Center programs take ✔ ✔ 4 ways to register: Online at glenviewparks.org, in person, via fax, by mail ✔ ✔ Resident Priority Registration begins Th, November 8. ✔ ✔ Questions? Call 847-299-6096 place at Air Station Prairie, 2400 Compass Road. 62 ✔ ✔ General Registration begins M, November 19.