Rock Springs Offers Aquatic Critters Encounter

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DECATUR – The Macon County Conservation District says residents will be able study aquatic animals with a naturalist on Sunday, August 2.

Participants can use nets and buckets to collect and release live creatures from ponds and wetlands. All other equipment will be provided. Those attending should expect to see crayfish, frogs and small fish on the excursion.

There will be a fee of $3 per participant. Mosquito repellant and clothes suitable for getting muddy and wet are encouraged. Attendees must pre-register by Friday, July 31 at the link here.

The event will take place on August 2 from 7 – 8:30 PM at the Rock Springs Conservation Area. Rock Springs Conservation Area is located on the southwestern edge of Decatur. It is reachable from Decatur by driving south on Route 48 then turning west on Rock Springs Road or by going south on Wyckles Road and turning east onto Rock Springs Road. Signs will also guide the way.

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