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Breaking the Surface
Breaking the Surface - Saturday, October 7

Please join us Friday, October 20 from 5-8:30 p.m. for Touch of Nature’s signature fundraiser, the Buffalo Tro.  Enjoy an evening of live and silent auctions, live music from Kindred Moon, and appetizers and refreshments from local businesses all topped off with a delicious dinner.  Proceeds go to help enhance our facilities and services to offer the best to our customers, visitors and guests. 

Visit our Buffalo Tro webpage to RSVP or maybe sponsor the event.  If you can’t make it, visit our Support us page to find out other ways to help Touch of Nature continue to provide a valuable service to SIU and Southern Illinois.  

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Mountain BikeHave you heard?  Touch of Nature is bringing brand-new mountain biking opportunities to Southern Illinois.  Visit our Trails page for more details.

Fall Trail StewardshipSpeaking of trails, our Fall Trail Stewardship Days are now available.  See our 2017 Fall Stewardship flier.  Preregister at least 48 hours in advance for each session by calling 618/453-1121 or visit our secure online registration site here

Soccer PlayerWe're happy to announce Camp BETA an overnight camp Oct. 14-15 for children 8-14 with diabetes. Opportunities are also available for counselors-in-training for ages 15-17 with diabetes.  Visit the Camp BETA page for more information and to register.  

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