Monday, Feb. 6, the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District began taking reservations for use of its shelter houses for the 2006 season. The fee to reserve is $25 for up to 150 people, $30 for up to 300 people, and $350 for 300-500 people (due to the additional staff and amenities provided). Reservations for the Districts 27 shelters are being taken on a first-come, first-served basis at WCFPD headquarters at 5500 Northrock Drive. A reservation application may be requested by phone, e-mail or in person. For descriptions, panoramic photos and information about shelter houses, visit the Forest Preserve District Web site at www.wcfpd.org. For a complete list of shelter house locations, capacities and facilities, call 877-6100 or e-mail: email@example.com.
From the Feb. 15-21, 2006, issue