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Make paper Saturday 
at MCCD event

RINGWOOD – McHenry County Conservation District invites families to save a tree and learn how to “Make Your Own Paper” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road.

Community members can drop in anytime for this hands-on program. Learning to make paper is easy, fun and environmentally friendly.

Discover how to reduce, reuse and recycle all in one afternoon.

Participants will be able to take samples home.

This is considered a beginner class and registration is not required. Instruction also will be available in Spanish.

For information, call Prairieview Education Center at 815-479-5779 or visit to view the current schedule of winter programs and events.


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