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Midewin At Home: #AllInIllinois

Photo credit: Bill Glass

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie will offer free informational webinars on topics of natural resources and conservation from 9-10 a.m. on Thursdays until further notice.

  • May 7: Prairie Farm History: the Roaring 20s, with host William Shea, Midewin visitor information specialist. Learn about historic farm items that’ll be on display at the Wilmington Island Park District community building, Elwood Village Hall and at the Joliet Area Historical Museum, from July 25 through August 31.
  • May 14: Midewin For Kids, with host Siobhan Solkowski Peacy, Midewin visitor information specialist. Bees, bats, frogs and more are just of a few of the topics covered in this “sampler” of the Midewin 2020 schedule, with interesting facts for all ages.

No RSVP required; webinars at will be accessible to the first 1,000 participants.