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Social Distancing Deer Grove Forest Preserve Hike
On October 3, 2020, Joan Strzelecki led a hike through the prairie trail at Deer Grove Forest Preserve, followed by lunch at Brandt’s of Palatine. During the hike, Peggy Simonsen explained how the Cook County Forest Preserve District was able to bring back the prairie that existed centuries ago. The weather had cooled off a bit on the day of the hike, which made it comfortable for wearing our face masks outdoors. It probably also explained why it was easy to get three tables on the patio for the twelve of us.