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Summer Literary Series: On the Prairie with Author Cindy Crosby

Schedule and Location

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
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BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Enjoy a summer evening on the prairie with author and steward Cindy Crosby. Meet at Thornhill Education Center for a cool beverage and a chance to purchase a copy of Cindy’s new book, Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit (Ice Cube Press, co-authored with Thomas Dean, released in April 2019.

Then all aboard the tram! Next stop, Schulenberg Prairie. Gaze out over the tallgrass as the sun sets and Cindy shares reflections and insights about Illinois’ most precious native habitat. Return to Thornhill with the spirit of the prairie close at hand.

Can get enough of our Summer Literary Series? Check out our second book in the series, The Overstory on September 26.

Course number

N078

Instructor

Cindy Crosby, writer, naturalist, and prairie steward supervisor

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler or contributor to more than 20 books, including "The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and the forthcoming "Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit" (with Thomas Dean, 2019) . She is a prairie steward supervisor, a dragonfly monitor, a certified interpretive trainer with NAI, and a naturalist.

Course Details

Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Dress for the weather. Long sleeves and pants and insect repellent recommended. Limit 45

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Summer Literary Series: On the Prairie with Author Cindy Crosby

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