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Migratory Bird Hike

Event information

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 7 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Lake Renwick Preserve — Turtle Lake Access

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

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

Please bring binoculars and dress for the weather. 

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Sept. 15: 815-722-9470.


The group will meet in the parking lot at the Plainfield Township offices on Lockport Street.

Participants will hike up to 2 miles on natural surfaces across 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 on-line no later than 48 hours before the program.