Wonderful Waterfowl

Saturday, December 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Audience: 

Family

Fee: 

Free, Donations Appreciated

Join us at the Museum to learn about the different ducks, geese, and swans at the Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge.  View live ducks and learn about current research conducted by Forbes Biological Station.  Kids ages fifteen and under may participate in a Youth Duck Call Contest.  Discount Sales of Matanzas Beach is providing a prize for the winner.  Afterwards, participants may journey down with a Refuge Ranger to view the wildlife at the South Globe parking lot.  Binoculars and spotting scopes will be available for use.  Participants should dress appropriately for this outdoor activity. 

This program is in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Illinois River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Complex and Forbes Biological Station.  Registration is required for the Youth Duck Call Contest.  Call 309-535-2290 or email illinoisriver@fws.gov to register or for more information.

Waterfowl at Emiquon

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