OREGON, Ill. — The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County (PPSOC) offers interesting, informative programs in November and March that are free and open to the public.
Last November, the program, “Amazing Bats,” was truly an amazing program. Sharon Peterson held the audience, which filled the Kickapoo Center to capacity, spellbound during the entire PowerPoint presentation and talk. After her talk, she and her husband, Dan, removed two fruit bats from their cages, showed them to the audience, and let people touch them. With pretty faces that resembled foxes, they were calm when handled. Those who stroked them were surprised at how soft their fur felt. The audience remained much longer than usual.
In March, PPSOC will provide another program. Look for notification of the date and topic. Programs are usually held at the Kickapoo Nature Center on Limekiln Road in Oregon, Ill. This program will also be free and open to the public.
From the Feb. 5-11, 2014, issue