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Register to open for MCCD summer programs

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2:18 p.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – Summer will be chock-full of indoor and outdoor programming at McHenry County Conservation District sites.

The programs will explore "Things That Go Buzz in the Night" and allow visitors to explore pond and creek or try "Cooking with the Sun."

Some programs include hikes, bike rides and campfires.

Most programs are free for county residents.

To learn more about the programs or to sign-up for the seasonal magazine Landscapes, go to the McHenry County Conservation District's website,

Registration opens for county residents on May 10 and for non-residents on May 20.

Registration is available online, 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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