ParkLands 5th Annual Bike Ride

Who would like to go for a bike ride through some beautiful restored prairie and woodlands along the Mackinaw River this summer?  That’s right! ParkLands will be hosting our fifth annual bike ride on July 09, 2022. Won’t you join us and support the ParkLands mission of preserving prairie and forest habitat along the Mackinaw

River Event

ParkLands Chinquapin Bluffs South Gate JVXH+C9, Carlock, IL

    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