TLC hosts 'Howl at the Wolf Oak' nature event Sept. 24 at Wolf Oak Woods
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is hosting "Howl at the Wolf Oak," a family event to celebrate the beginning of fall and the beauty of Wolf Oak Woods. The event takes place Friday, Sept. 24 from 6 -8 p.m. at 9100 Route 120 in Woodstock. Howl at the Wolf Oak is free and open to the public. Participants can register to attend by Sept. 22 at conservemc.org/howl-at-the-wolf-oak/.
Activities at the event include a bonfire, guided hikes and family nature activities. Chili, sides and s'mores will be served.
And, yes, there will be an opportunity for participants to "howl" at the Wolf Oak near the end of the event.
The site's namesake tree, the Wolf Oak, is over 300 years old and existed when wolves and buffalo roamed McHenry County. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history and diverse habitats of Wolf Oak Woods and the work that is being done to preserve it.
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is a member-based private nonprofit dedicated to preserving natural, scenic and agricultural land.