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May 2019

Birdfest 2019

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, 10602 Haas Rd.
Shirland, 61079
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$4

Birdfest 2019 will be Saturday and Sunday, May 11th and 12th. We will have live bird banding, nature hikes, kids activities, presentations from Illinois Young Birders, a food tend, gift shop, silent auction and more! Learn about wild migrating birds, bird research, conservation biology, and watch bird banding. See how birds are collected on short nature walks and learn about Colored Sands Forest Preserve. This event is rain or shine. Please dress for the weather. All proceeds go to supporting…

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Birdfest 2019

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, 10602 Haas Rd.
Shirland, 61079
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$4

Birdfest 2019 will be Saturday and Sunday, May 11th and 12th. We will have live bird banding, nature hikes, kids activities, presentations from Illinois Young Birders, a food tend, gift shop, silent auction and more! Learn about wild migrating birds, bird research, conservation biology, and watch bird banding. See how birds are collected on short nature walks and learn about Colored Sands Forest Preserve. This event is rain or shine. Please dress for the weather. All proceeds go to supporting…

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R.E.A.P. (Restoration. Education. Appreciation. Preservation.)

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rockford Rotary Forest Preserve, 5390 Rotary Road
Cherry Valley, IL 61016 United States
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  Rockford Rotary Forest Preserve  R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workdays offer hands-on habitat restoration training – invasive plant removal and native seed collection – plus enriching conservation education on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until Noon. No experience necessary – we teach you! Participant names are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Today R.E.A.P. Workday Volunteers will concentrate on brush removal on a portion of this 220.7-acre preserve, which was donated to the District in 1980…

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June 2019

Hooked On Fun 2019

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Four Lakes Forest Preserve, 10207 Fish Hatchery Road
Pecatonica, 61063
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Free

This is a great opportunity to introduce your kids to fishing in a safe and controlled environment! Four Lakes Forest Preserve provides several shallow, small lakes that are easily accessible and provide an ideal setting to teach kids about fishing. Bring your own poles (limited number of loaner poles available) We provide bait. Forest Preserve staff will be on hand to assist with getting your line in the water. Kids Fishing Derby will award prizes for largest fish in various…

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R.E.A.P. (Restoration. Education. Appreciation. Preservation.)

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deer Run Forest Preserve, 5691 River Road
Cherry Valley, IL, 61016 United States
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  Deer Run Forest Preserve  R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workdays offer hands-on habitat restoration training – invasive plant removal and native seed collection – plus enriching conservation education on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until Noon. No experience necessary – we teach you! Participant names are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Today R.E.A.P. Workday Volunteers will focus on native seed collection at this 594.8-acre preserve, which is accessible from River Road as well as the…

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July 2019

R.E.A.P. (Restoration. Education. Appreciation. Preservation.)

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Severson Dells Resource Center and Nursery, 8274 Montague Road
Winnebago, 61102
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  Natural Resource Habitat Restoration Center Severson Dells Forest Preserve R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workdays offer hands-on habitat restoration training – invasive plant removal and native seed collection – plus enriching conservation education on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until Noon. No experience necessary – we teach you! Participant names are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Today R.E.A.P. Workday Volunteers will be busy in the native nursery! After our work is done, we will…

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August 2019

R.E.A.P. (Restoration. Education. Appreciation. Preservation.)

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kieselburg Forest Preserve, 5801 Swanson Road, , IL
Roscoe, IL 61073 United States
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  Kieselburg Forest Preserve ~ Scouts Day! R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workdays offer hands-on habitat restoration training – invasive plant removal and native seed collection – plus enriching conservation education on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until Noon. No experience necessary – we teach you! Participant names are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Today R.E.A.P. Workday Volunteers and Scouts will be focused on native seed collection.  This forest preserve is one of five that…

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September 2019

R.E.A.P. (Restoration. Education. Appreciation. Preservation.)

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Cliff Forest Preserve, 7901 Kishwaukee Road
Stillman Valley, IL 60184
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  Cedar Cliff Forest Preserve R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workdays offer hands-on habitat restoration training – invasive plant removal and native seed collection – plus enriching conservation education on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until Noon. No experience necessary – we teach you! Participant names are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Today R.E.A.P. Workday Volunteers will be planting nursery plugs at our newest forest preserve. After our work is done, we will take a…

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