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College Hosts 2nd Annual Earth and Sky Day

College Hosts 2nd Annual Earth and Sky Day

Greenville College hosts its second annual Earth and Sky Day on Saturday, November 20 at the White Environmental Education Center at Ayer Field Station. The public is invited to attend both the afternoon program from 2pm-5pm and the evening program from 6pm-8pm.

Saturday's events include two presentations from guest speaker, Dan Kassebaum, from Belleville, IL: Bird Photos from Carlyle Lake and Research Study on Creek Environments in the Area. During the day visitors will also have the opportunity to learn from retired Greenville College professors, Dr. Bill Ahern and Jim Wilson about bluebirds and identifying common area birds. Jerold Dowding, from Hillsboro, IL will present Wind Valley, performed on his self crafted "native flutes".

Tractor, wagon, and walking tours to Little Shoal Creek will be available during the afternoon and at 6pm guests will have the opportunity to star gaze using the Edwardsville Astronomy Club's telescopes set up adjacent to the Winslow Observatory.

Afternoon and evening activities will be separated by a light supper with musical entertainment provided by Dowding. All Greenville and Bond County residents are invited to join in on the fun and participate in the Earth and Sky Day event.

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This story was published on November 12, 2010

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