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Celebrate BioDiversity At Illiniwek Forest Preserve This Weekend

June 24th, 2021
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

Vintage Trailer Rally Rolls into Illiniwek

July 10th, 2019
Vintage Trailer Rally Rolls into Illiniwek

Remember the days of loading up the family camper and setting out for a memory-making getaway? Take a step back in time this weekend, to a sun-filled summer day with some vintage trailers. The 5th Annual Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is taking place at Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Avenue Hampton) this week. More than 40 vintage trailer owners will be gathering together for a 4-day rally along the beautiful Mississippi. The rally will begin tomorrow, Thursday Jul 11, and will continue through this Sunday Jul 14. The Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is part of the Tin Can... Read More

Step Back In Time And Learn Native American Culture

September 29th, 2017
Step Back In Time And Learn Native American Culture

How would you like to step back in time and see how life was for the Great Plains Native Americans? Well here is your opportunity! On Saturday Sep 30, Illiniwek Forest Preserve is hosting a Tipi Gathering and you’re invited. From 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. the entire family can experience elements of the Great Plains Native American culture. This event is free! From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. you will be able to view and tour seven different tipis, while conversing with the owners and hearing their stories. From 1-3 p.m. drum circles and dancing will commence, providing a glimpse into the Native American culture.... Read More