Knoch Knolls Nature Center Offering Winter Nature Activities

Knoch Knolls Nature Center Offering Winter Nature Activities

This month, Knoch Knolls Nature Center at Naperville Park District is closed. However, they are offering fun, take-home, outdoor and virtual activities during the months of January, February and March. The activities include Nature Discovery Kits, Virtual Nature Bingo, Virtual Nature Storytime, Hike with a Naturalist, a Woodcock Walk and a Scout weather merit badge.

Great Backyard Bird Count will take place from February 12-15. Residents are encouraged to participate in it. Nature Discovery Kits provide nature-themed crafts, activities and materials for families to purchase and use at home. “Foxes are Cool” is January’s Nature Discovery Kit. You can purchase the kit and pick it at Knoch Knolls Nature Center on Saturday, January 23 or 30.

February Kit features Valentine crafts. They are available for pickup on January 23, January 30, February 6 and February 13. The March Kit includes crafts and activities to celebrate the first day of spring on March 20 and will be available for pickup March 6, 13, 20, and 27. For further details and to purchase the Nature Discovery Kit, go to napervilleparks.org/nature.

Families can play bingo together that will be led by a naturalist. “Scaly Creatures” on January 28 will celebrate Rattlesnake Appreciation Day. On February 4, “All About Birds” will highlight local birds, just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a national initiative that anyone can join February 12-15. The third Virtual Nature Bingo night for winter is “Baby Animals” on February 11.

Residents will get opportunity to get outdoors in nature and learn about local wildlife as several free Hikes with a Naturalist are planned. A family hike takes place Saturday, February 6 from 10:00-11:30 a.m., an adult hike is planned for Saturday, February 20 from 10:00-11:30 a.m., and a Woodcock Walk for adults is scheduled for Saturday, March 20 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Related Posts
Naperville Park District Launches “Park It in Naperville” Campaign
After a year of cancelled outings and limits on activities due to the pandemic, Naperville
Naperville Park District Summer Camps Guide Now Available Online
To help families plan a fun and memorable summer, the Naperville Park District Summer Camps
Naperville Park District to Conduct Seasonal Controlled Burns
Beginning in March, Naperville Park District crews will be conducting prescribed ground-level burns in various
Naperville Park District to Livestream In-Person Board Meetings Beginning March 11 at Youtube
The Naperville Park District plans to livestream the regular meetings of the Board of Commissioners
Naperville Park District Offers Senior Tax Filing Assistance in Modified Form
Naperville Park District is offering free tax filing assistance to seniors provided by trained AARP
DuPage Monarch Project awards Pat Miller Community Engagement Award to Naperville Park District
Naperville Park District has been recognized by the DuPage Monarch Project on January 19, 2021.
2021 will see Summer Outdoor Concerts?
Naperville Park District is planning for the summer events. The most anticipated events will be
Spring Naperville Youth Soccer and Premier Soccer Registration Opens Jan. 12
Online registration for Spring Naperville Youth Soccer Academy and Naperville Premier Soccer University is set
Special Recording for New Year’s Eve
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Naperville Park District will not be hosting the traditional Countdown
2021 Budget and appropriation ordinance for Naperville Park District
The Naperville Park District Board of Park Commissioners have voted to adopt the 2021 Budget