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Wings on the Water at Four Rivers

Event information

Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A common goldeneye on the water. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

On the silvery blue of the river, find flashes of reds, golds and iridescent greens. Our winter waterfowl are back! Join a naturalist and fellow passionate birders on the chilly trails and uncover the special adaptations that allow these waterfowl to make Four Rivers their winter home.


Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, Jan. 20: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. This program will take place entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather.

The hike will be up to 2 miles on a paved trail over uneven terrain. Use caution as snow and ice may be present in the parking lot and on the trail.  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.