Saturday, November 7, marks National Bison Day 2020, and we’re celebrating by dedicating today’s newsletter to this incredible animal. Dawn is introducing us to our beautiful bison specimens, and telling us more about these important creatures, in today’s Curious By Nature! Then keep the fun going with the activities below.
Support for the Nature Museum is provided by Rose Pest Solutions.
We’ll be celebrating National Bison Day during Saturday’s Curious By Nature LIVE workshop! Join educators Nicole and Becca in our Wilderness Walk for an up-close look at one of our bison specimens. We’ll learn about bison and their habitat with a special focus on prairie plants! Click here to register your young scientist.
Test your bison knowledge with our Bison Day crossword puzzle! Click here to download and print our worksheet, including a sheet featuring more details on bison and National Bison Day.
Do bison have horns? Or antlers? How are they similar or different? Click here to take a closer look with our horns vs. antlers handout!
Want to see bison in person? There are several places in Illinois where you can see these beautiful animals. Click here to check out this year’s Bison Crawl, featuring Midewin, Nachusa, and some of our other Bison Day partners!