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Field Trips and Events

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Ongoing Special Events


  • Geology of Midewin Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    May 16, 2015

    15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois, leaving its mark on Midewin and creating prehistoric environments that included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence ... Learn more


  • Geology of Midewin Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    April 11, 2015

    15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois, leaving its mark on Midewin and creating prehistoric environments that included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence ... Learn more


  • Geology of Midewin Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    October 03, 2015

    15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois, leaving its mark on Midewin and creating prehistoric environments that included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence ... Learn more


  • Ghosts of the Ammunition Plant Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Praire
    October 10, 2015

    In 1940, the U.S. Government acquired over 36,000 acres of land to build an ammunition plant on what is now Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Why did they choose this spot? How was it built and operated? Learn the answers to these questions, hear about about the de... Learn more


  • Ghosts of the Ammunition Plant Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    September 05, 2015

    In 1940, the U.S. Government acquired over 36,000 acres of land to build an ammunition plant on what is now Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Why did they choose this spot? How was it built and operated? Learn the answers to these questions, hear about about the de... Learn more


  • Ghosts of the Ammunition Plant Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    August 15, 2015

    In 1940, the U.S. Government acquired over 36,000 acres of land to build an ammunition plant on what is now Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Why did they choose this spot? How was it built and operated? Learn the answers to these questions, hear about about the de... Learn more


  • Ghosts of the Ammunition Plant Tour

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    July 11, 2015

    In 1940, the U.S. Government acquired over 36,000 acres of land to build an ammunition plant on what is now Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Why did they choose this spot? How was it built and operated? Learn the answers to these questions, hear about about the de... Learn more


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