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Summer Solstice ………..May you have the longest happiest day of your life!

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Photo Friday June 14, 2013

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Fairy Fest is THIS Saturday (always the first Saturday in May)

Every year in Pilcher Park the fairies decend upon us. We are lucky enough to be graced by the presence of all of the fairy magic the Universe has to offer. We also have fairies in training who learn the … Continue reading

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WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU MADE SNOW ANGELS?

Yesterday was one of those magical days when it snows and snows and snows and it is so beautiful and peaceful.  I sat in my office in Pilcher Park Nature Center and watched it snow.  It was so beautiful.  The park was … Continue reading

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Dog Parks are a GREAT place to Play in Nature

Going to the Dog Park is a great way to Play in Nature! I have heard it said more than once that the kids have as much fun at the Dog Park as the dogs! The reason for this is … Continue reading

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Joliet Partnership for Healthy Families Launched Today!

Today in Joliet, Illinois: a small town mostly known for its prisons we launched a radical plan to make our city healthy! Yes! Healthy. We have been meeting for years as a group of about 12 people representing the Joliet … Continue reading

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Little Sprouts Started School Today in Pilcher Park

Today our Little Sprouts Nature Based Early Learning Center started it’s second year.  This year to orient the children to preschool we had an open house with children and parents and had them go on a scavenger hunt in the … Continue reading

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Introducing Debbie Greene, Play in Nature and Pilcher Park

I am Debbie Greene and in real life I manage Pilcher Park Nature Center in Pilcher Park  (a 640 acre park in in Joliet Illinois with spring fed ponds, a large creek called Hickory Creek and many 250 year old oak … Continue reading

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