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Summer Bird Expedition

Event information

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Hammel Woods – Route 59 Access

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Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Enjoy woodland birds in the shade of the forest and discover birds that won’t be found in your backyard, exploring what makes this special habitat their preferred spot. Find birds that live near the riverbanks, those that inhabit the tops of the trees and everything else in between.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, July 23: 815-722-9470.


This hike will be approximately 2 miles on paved and uneven natural trails. 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.