Bison Birthday Celebration

Bison Birthday Celebration

6/17/2023 to 6/17/2023 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Program Location: Activity Center, Middle Fork River Preserve, 3485 County Rd 2700 E, Penfield, IL 61862

Did you know that a nearly 400-year-old bison skull was discovered on CCFPD property a few years ago?! We want to celebrate! Join us for an interactive bison birthday celebration and learn all about these amazing creatures. We will kick off the program with a short presentation on bison zooarchaeology at 1:00.

Then, participate in engaging activities where you can see the bison skull in person, learn what makes these animals so special, retrace the path of bison on a walk to the Middle Fork River, speak with experts about recent discoveries, and much more!

At 2:15 p.m., be sure to join us in singing happy birthday to our new, but very old, friend! Light refreshments will be provided.

FREE. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more info: (217) 586-2612 or