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Hickory Creek Bio-Blitz

When: 9/26/2015

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Calling all teachers, K-12 school age children, family, and the entire community! Hickory Creek watershed Planning Group  Bio-Blitz will be on Saturday, September 26th, 2015.  

Eight communities/organizations are hosting a Bio-Blitz location: New Lenox, Tinley Park, Joliet/Pilcher Park, Mokena/Land Conservancy, Forest Preserve @ Messenger Marsh, and IL American Water-Messenger Marsh. 

Plus, IL American Water will be hosting free tours of their water treatment facility across from Messenger Marsh. 

Please sign-up to participate. Click here for more information.

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Hickory Creek Bio-Blitz:

10. Free activity for the entire family
9. Free lesson plans will be provided to local area teachers (
email: for more information)
8. Learn the importance of being a steward in your watershed
7. There are five staging locations, conveniently located throughout Hickory Creek watershed.
6. School age children can gain community/volunteer credit
5. Lean how the quality of our waters can impact you and your family
4. Free lunch will be provided for all participants and volunteers at Messenger Marsh
3. Free tours of the IL American water treatment plan.
 Click for more information.
2. Learn why its important to collect and identify macro-invertebrates 
1 .Because it's so much fun!