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Family exploration program to zoom in on butterflies

Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:11 a.m. CDT

RINGWOOD – Butterflies are the focus of free family-friendly programs at Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visitor Center this month.

The program includes a nature lesson, game and activity based around this month’s topic. A short, staff-guided hike is also on the agenda if weather allows.

It runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays, July 12, 19 and 26, at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. No registration required.

The topic of Lost Valley Ventures change each month. Next month is pioneer play.

This program is intended for families and cannot accommodate organized groups. Youth groups should contact Prairieview Education Center at 815-479-5779 to schedule a program for their group.

More information about McHenry County Conservation District programming can be found at its website,

- Northwest Herald

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