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Event Calendar

Lake Renwick Bird Viewing

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 07/27/2019

Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All Ages

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

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Photo courtesy of Joel Craig

Event Details

See the dazzling spectacle of nesting herons, egrets and cormorants! Maybe even see one of our resident bald eagles.

The preserve has limited access during nesting season to minimize disturbances to nesting birds, so the only way to see these amazing creatures during this time of year is to attend a viewing program. 

Volunteers and staff will be at the viewing platform and visitor center to answer questions. 

Park in the Renwick Road lot, and please do not bring dogs or bicycles as they are not permitted in the nature preserve.

Event Requirements

No registration is required for this program.

Spotting scopes and a limited number of loaner binoculars are available for use. Bringing your own binoculars or spotting scope is recommended.

The viewing areas are accessible via a level limestone path. 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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