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River Event

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Our annual mussel and fish survey is back as we will again explore the river for a hands-on learning opportunity about the Mackinaw River’s amazing aquatic diversity at ParkLands’ Chinquapin Bluffs Land & Water Reserve.  Yes, we’ll find mussels, but we’ll also find darters, microinvertebrates, macroinvertebrates, and more. This year we will also be learning about Dragonflies and Damselflies!  This is an event for all ages!

ParkLands volunteers will lead a 0.5 mile hike to the river, where guests will then wade into the water guided by local stream ecologists in two groups; one surveying mussels and the other, fish.  A shuttle will also be available.

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August 13
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


ParkLands Chinquapin Bluffs South Gate
Carlock, IL
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