Hikers to collect data on flowers

APPLE RIVER – Eagle Nature Foundation will conduct the first of its monthly 2-hour wildflower and plant hikes at 10 a.m. May 17 at Apple Creek Prairie and Woods, 8384 N. Broadway.

Participants will identify and document the plants and wildflowers on the property. They should bring their own field guides, and hand lenses to identify plants, and dress for the weather.

There is no charge; donations will be accepted.

For more information, contact Terrence Ingram, ENF executive director, at 300 E. Hickory St., Apple River, IL 61001 or 815-594-2306.