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Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 3:40 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:22 a.m. CST

RINGWOOD – A slew of apps help navigate trails, identify bird; trees, insect and stars; and find fishing spots.

The McHenry County Conservation District will host technology consultant Brian Arendt from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood.

Arendt will introduce participants to a collection of nature apps.

Attendees should bring a Wi-Fi enabled device.

The program is open to adults and families ages 8 and up and is free for county residents, and $5 for non-residents.

The deadline to register is April 24.

For more information or to register, go to McHenry County Conservation District's website,

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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