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Thu 23

Phenology Walk

May 23 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sun 26

Sunset Tranquility Walk

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 29
Thu 30

Frogs & Friends

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Deer Run Forest Preserve

5691 River Road
Cherry Valley, IL, 61016 United States

June 2019

Birding Bonanza

June 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Deer Run Forest Preserve, 5691 River Road
Cherry Valley, IL, 61016 United States

Expert birder, Joel Neylon of Wild Birds Unlimited, will lead this early morning search for resident and nesting birds among some of Winnebago County’s best habitat. If you are new to birding, or just want to hone your skills, this is an ideal opportunity to learn when and where to look for birds and how to identify them using your eyes and ears. Joel will offer his insight and tips for noticing and appreciating, not just birds, but lots of…

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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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August 2019

Bat Monitoring

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deer Run Forest Preserve, 5691 River Road
Cherry Valley, IL, 61016 United States
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Free

Join citizen scientists and prospective citizen scientists in the field to observe and learn how the Echo Meter is used to detect and identify the bats of the summer night. Led by naturalist Barbara Williams we will see bats fly over just before it gets dark. As dusk turns to night we’ll lose sight of the bats but we’ll still be able to hear their voices with the Echo Meter, a device that lowers the pitch of the bats’ feeding…

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