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Classes to focus on safe help of wildlife babies

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:21 p.m. CST

RINGWOOD – Spring babies are on their way.

Two separate but simultaneous McHenry County Conservation District programs for kids and adults will cover how to safely help any wildlife young they encounter.

The programs will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood.

Both events are free for county residents. The class for kids 6 to 12 years old will be $5 for non-residents, and the one for adults will cost non-residents $6.

The registration deadline for both programs is April 22.

For more information or to register, go to McHenry County Conservation District's website, www.MCCDistrict.org

Registration is also available by mail and walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake; walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood; or by phone for free programs only at 815-479-5779.

- Northwest Herald

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