Education & Special Events
Visiting Winter Owls
Saturday, January 13, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Pleasant Valley, Shelter #1, Woodstock
Just for Adults, Ages 14+ | Drop-in, Free.
Bird enthusiast Dave Miller will help us search for signs of owls seen only in McHenry County during the winter. We hope to catch sight of a short-eared owl or two, perhaps a saw-whet owl, or maybe even a long-eared owl! Dress for the cold and hiking approximately 3 miles. Hot beverages and snacks provided. Check Before You Go, cancellations may occur due to weather or staff emergencies. See ‘Site Advisories’ on the front page or in the online registration system, Code: 5612.
In Search of Eagles —
Saturday, January 20
Search for Eagles — 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
McHenry Dam, Algonquin Dam, Carpentersville Dam, Fontana Beach
There will be scopes and binoculars available for use at each location, along with guided activities for children.