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Event Calendar

Early Birds Hike

Event Information

Date: Thursday, 05/06/2021

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 15 or older.

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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Event Details

Please note: Masks are required for all in-person, indoor and outdoor program participants, with the exception of those younger than 2 years old and those with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing one, per state guidelines.

Have you ever spotted a cotton rump, fish hawk or sawbill when birding? You probably have but didn’t know the birds by those names! Join us on a morning bird hike while we identify birds using their historic folk names. Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you won’t want to miss this fun bird hike.

The varied habitat at Isle a la Cache preserve makes it a great place for bird-watching. The hike will follow the shores of the Des Plaines River. Binoculars are recommended for this hike.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, May 4: 815.886.1467. 


Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility; outdoor activities will take place on paved paths and natural surfaces across 1 mile of uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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