World Migratory Bird Day Mist Netting Demo

Date(s): Sat, 5/11/2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Forest Preserve: Homer Lake
Location: Homer Lake Interpretive Center

Saturday, May 11 


Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 9-11 a.m. Rain backup date: May 18 

May 11th is World Migratory Bird Day, and we are celebrating at the Homer Lake Interpretive Center! From 9-11 a.m., learn more about the birds that live in this region with avian biologists from the University of Illinois. They will capture and band live birds with mist-nets, and talk about unique traits of each species as well as the importance of bird banding for conservation. Rain backup date: May 18. FREE. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or [email protected].  

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