Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

Celebrate biodiversity at the 6th annual BioBlitz, held at Illiniwek Forest Preserve from 2 p.m. on June 25 to 2 p.m. on June 26. A BioBlitz is an intensive survey of as many species as possible within a specified area during a 24-hour period. This is a rare opportunity to join over 40 scientists and naturalists from around the region as they survey mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, plants, insects, and much more! Friday Public Activities* 6:30 p.m.         Going Native– Niabi Zoo 7:30 p.m.         Birds of Prey– Iowa Raptor Center 8:30 p.m.         Owl Prowl... Read More