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Skulls & Scars - Keying out Nature

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Times: 10 am - 12 pm

Dichotomous keys are tools used by scientists to identify species in nature. We’ll learn how they work and use them to key out skulls and winter twigs. We’ll even learn how to create a keys. This program is mostly indoors but we’ll go outside to practice a bit on winter trees so please dress for the weather. Adults and kids 11 & up are welcome. Registration is requested at 815-344-1294 or dnr.volobog@illinois.gov - please tell us your cell phone number, how many people, and ages of minors. Group size is limited - Walk-ins welcome if space allows but walk may be cancelled if minimum registration is not met 24 hours prior.


Volo Bog State Natural Area
28478 W. Brandenburg Rd.
Ingleside, IL 60041

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call 815.344.1294
E-mail: dnr.volobog@illinois.gov

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