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Bison Birthday Celebration

Sat, June 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, June 29

BISON BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

Activity Center, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, 1-3 p.m.

Last year, a nearly 400 year old bison skull was discovered on CCFPD property and we want to celebrate! Join us for an interactive bison birthday celebration and learn all about these amazing creatures. We will kick off the program with a short presentation on bison zooarchaeology by Steven Kuehn, Zooarchaeologist with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey. Then, participate in engaging activities where you can see the bison skull in person, learn what makes these animals so special, retrace the path of bison on a walk to the Middle Fork River, speak with experts about recent discoveries, and much more! At 2:15 p.m., be sure to join us in singing happy birthday to our new, but very old, friend! Light refreshments will be provided. FREE. All ages. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or pcain@ccfpd.org.

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