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Busy Beavers

Event information

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2024

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 6 or older. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

Contact: 815-722-9301

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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A beaver swimming with its head above water. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

April 7 is National Beaver Day. Did you know that beavers eat wood and slap their tails to signal danger? Join an interpretive naturalist on a hike to learn about North America’s largest rodent and the very important connection they have to Illinois past and present. The program will also include beaver-themed activities and crafts.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, April 5: 815-722-9301.


The hike will be 0.5 mile on paved and natural surface trails over uneven terrain. Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility. 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.