Paddle the Preserve

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Venue: 

The Nature Conservancy’s Emiquon Preserve

Event Audience: 

Family

Fee: 

Free, Donations Appreciated

Enjoy wildlife viewing and learning about wetland restoration efforts and current scientific research. Participants may bring their own canoe or kayak (including paddling gear, life jackets, sunscreen, etc.), reserve a two-person canoe, or reserve a seat in one of three large voyageur canoes that can hold over a dozen people! 

Please bring your own water in a reusable container as well as a snack if needed. Dress appropriately for the weather. Meet at the Emiquon Preserve Lakeside Observatory Public Use Area. off of Hwy 97/78, at least 30 minutes prior to the event. Participants will be asked to sign a liability waiver and a photo release.

To register or for more information about this event, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by calling 309-535-2290 or emailing at illinoisriver@fws.gov. We are committed to making all of our events accessible to everyone. If you have any accessibility requests, please contact Mitch at the U.S. Fish and Wildlifer Service, at least 10 days prior to the event.

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