Event calendar

Discovery Isle: Turtles!

Event information

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9301

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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Two painted turtles basking on a log in a pond strewn with duckweed. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

How many turtles call Isle a la Cache home? What is a scute? Discover all the turtle-y amazing facts about these unique creatures then be sure to visit the Blanding’s turtles in the museum and take a walk to look for other turtles that reside along the river.

This is a drop-in program; come any time between 1 and 3 p.m.

Event requirements

No registration required.

The program may include hiking less than 0.5 mile on 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.