Scouts are invited to participate in a program Feb. 24 that will be not only sweet, but also help them earn scouting badges.
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From The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Nature is sweet at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center in Oak Brook, and Boy and Girl Scouts are invited to join a special event that’s all about maple syrup. The program, “Scouts, Get Sticky!,” Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will show scouts how to make maple syrup from start to finish. They’ll learn about the parts of a tree and the importance of tree sap, hear who first discovered how to make syrup and much more. Children ages 5 to 17 are welcome to join, and all participants will receive a one-of-a-kind Fullersburg Woods maple syrup patch. The program meets some requirements of the Legacy Tree badge for Cadette Girl Scouts and the …
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will hold its hike for adults on Feb. 9 at Fullersburg Woods. Registration is required.
Love is in the air. For the outdoorsy lovebirds out there, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has romantic evening planned in advance of Valentine’s Day. The forest preserve district is hosting its Valentine’s Day tradition, the “Romantic Night Hike” at the Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center in Oak Brook. The hike will be held Feb. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Couples, who register, will be invited to stroll along lantern-lit paths that meander through the woods, while enjoying the sound of burbling water as the Salt Creek passes under the scenic bridges, according to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. In addition, there will be hot chocolate and at the end of the trail there will be a fire for roasting marshmallows and…