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Photography Bird Hike

Dates: Apr. 25, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020
Times: 8:00AM-10:00AM
Category: Nature
Location: Lake Renwick Preserve Heron Rookery Nature Preserve, 23202 W. Renwick Road, Plainfield, Il 60544
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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Join other photographers for an opportunity to view and photograph herons, egrets and cormorants at Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve. This is the beginning of the nesting season with hundreds of nesting birds in the preserve. Share insights into this exciting hobby with other like-minded shutterbugs. A naturalist and camera buff will lead the group. The program includes hiking less than 1 mile on preserve trails over uneven terrain. The group will meet by the visitor center at the Renwick Road entrance. Dogs or bicycles are not permitted in the nature preserve. Ages 18 or older. Registration required by Thursday, April 23: 815.886.1467.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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