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Walk to be held at Pec Woodlands Preserve

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Natural Land Institute (NLI) will host Wander at Pecatonica Woodlands Preserve on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.  The hike starts at 6:00 p.m. and will be lead by former NLI Executive Director, Jerry Paulson.  The group will wander through the preserve to see and learn about spring wildflowers such as Virginia Bluebells and will see original hardwood trees still standing in the forest like oak, walnut and ash.  Visitors may see a variety of bird and waterfowl species among other wildlife in this natural area during their visit. 

The meeting location will be at the Torstenson Family Youth Conservation Education Center, 13735 Cook Rd., Pecatonica, Illinois
 
Cost to attend is free, but registration is required and limited to the first 40 people who sign up.  Deadline to register is 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14th.  To register call: 815-964-6666 or email Kim Johnsen at kjohnsen@naturalland.org.

Attendees should wear sturdy walking shoes and dress for the weather in long pants and long sleeves. The hike will take about an hour and a half and covers approximately 2 miles.
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