Byron Forest Preserve District




Groundhog Day Animal Tracking

Did our local groundhogs come out to see their shadows? What other animals are out and about during winter? Have you ever wondered what animal makes those tracks you see in the snow or dirt, or if it's been walking or running? Or what critter has been chewing on your bushes? Join naturalist, Susan Kleiman and Mark Herman to become a nature sleuth, learn what clues animals leave behind. 

Where :     Jarrett Prairie Center

Time :       10 - 11:30am

Fee :         Free event

Ages :      6 years and up

Min/Max :    15/4


Please register by January 31st. 


Free Public Sky Viewing

Join us every Saturday for public viewing at the Weiskopf Observatory. 


Where :     Weiskopf Observatory :  7993 N River Rd, Byron.

Time :      Dusk unitl two hours after dark. 

Fee :        Free program

Ages :     All are welcome


This is a free public program and you don't have to register for it.