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Guided Forest Therapy Walks

Saturday April 20, 2019

Times: 12:30-3 p.m.

Guided Forest Therapy Walks

Celebrate Earth Day by spending time unwinding in Nature! Medical studies now confirm what many people have felt for years – being in nature is good for us. A practice of immersing ourselves in the natural world can help us de-stress, improve concentration, and boost our immune systems. In turn, we can be good for nature, building a relationship that helps us protect and support nature in our more-than-human world. The Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides and Programs has developed guided walks that help participants create or deepen meaningful relationships with nature. Walks are typically 2-3 hours and cover a mile or less. Certified Nature Therapy Guide Linda Karlen leads this walk based on sensory awareness and shared observations to create a meaningful and fun experience. Geared to adults and interested youth ages 11 and up. Registration is requested at 815-344-1294 or dnr.volobog@illinois.gov - please tell us name(s) of participants, 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 Road
Ingleside, IL 60041

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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