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Photography Bird Hike

Dates: Now - Apr. 21, 2018
Times: 8 - 10 a.m.
Category: Nature
Location: Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve, 23202 W. Renwick Rd., Plainfield, IL 60544
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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Join other photographers for a special opportunity to view and photograph the 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. Please do not bring dogs or bicycles. They are not permitted in the nature preserve. For ages 18 or older. Registration required by Thursday, April 19.


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Captain's Cove Bar and Grill
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Village of Gardner

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