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CFC to celebrate Flint Creek Savanna's 25th anniversary

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Citizens for Conservation will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Flint Creek Savanna on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The event takes place from 1-5 p.m. at CFC Headquarters, 459 W. Route 22, in Lake Barrington. Highlights include educational prairie walks, family activities, a native folklore storyteller, folk singer, giant soap bubbler, nature scavenger hunt and kids' nature crafts.

All activities are free and celebrate Flint Creek Savanna, Citizens for Conservation's largest and most diverse preserve. The savanna embraces nearly a mile of creek course, four oak and hickory groves, and acres of restored wetlands and prairie.

All ages are invited and walking shoes are recommended. Parking at Smith Professional Medical Center, 27401 W. Route 22, east of the Savanna. For more information, call CFC at (847) 382-SAVE (7283) or visit

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