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Event Calendar

Migratory Bird Hike (Canceled)

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 04/04/2020

Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 7 or older.

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve


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Photo courtesy of Debi Shapiro

Event Details

***Due to the stay-at-home order issued by Gov. J.B. Pritzker that is in effect through April 7, this program has been canceled.***

Many birds use Lake Renwick to rest and refuel during migration. Join us in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Thursday, April 2: 815.886.1467. 

Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. A limited supply of binoculars will be available for loan. Participants will hike up to 1.5 miles on natural surfaces across uneven terrain.

The group will meet at the visitor center at the Renwick Road entrance. Dogs or bicycles are not permitted in the nature preserve.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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