The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

March 1, 2014

Kennekuk Center offers free tours

The Commercial-News

DANVILLE — The Vermilion County Conservation District announces that weekend public hours to tour the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center start today. The free tours will take place from 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 26 at the center, located in Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Road.The center will house the Vermilion County Conservation District’s Outdoor School Program offered to fourth or fifth grade students of local elementary schools through the week in the spring and fall.

Other environmental and special programming events will be offered at the Environmental Education Center throughout the year for those of all ages. The all-accessible quarter-mile Wheeler Foundation Nature Trail is nearby as well.

Those interested in becoming an education center volunteer host on weekend afternoons, should contact Lara Darling at 442-1691 for more information.