Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday, May 11, 8am-4pm Location: Cache River Wetlands Center
Join us for the 12th year of Cache River Nature Fest, an event that highlights the rich diversity of habitats and wildlife in the Cache River Watershed! Guided canoe tours, bike trips, hikes, and special presentations will be scheduled throughout the day and will feature live animal [...]
[ December 17, 2012; ] Monday, December 17, 6 a.m. to Sunset
Join us for a holiday tradition! The Christmas Bird Count is an all-day census of early winter bird populations. This conservation effort has been conducted throughout the entire country during mid-December for more than 100 years. The information gathered has resulted in the longest running database in ornithology. The [...]
[ April 3, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Friends of the Cache River Watershed
Board of Directors Meeting
April 3, 2012 6 p.m.
602 N 1st, Vienna, IL
The board will be discussing volunteer needs for Section 8 Boardwalk Dedication on May 11th and Nature Fest on May 12th.
[ May 12, 2012; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us for the 11th year of Cache River Nature Fest, an event that highlights the rich diversity of habitats and wildlife in the Cache River Watershed! Guided canoe tours, bike trips, hikes, and special presentations will be scheduled throughout the day and will feature live animal demonstrations, [...]
[ January 28, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Four times between February and June, volunteers gear up with thermometers, clipboards, and data sheets to venture out into the evening to conduct frog and toad audible surveys in the Cache River watershed. Volunteers who want to take part in this state wide monitoring program can join us at this orientation on January 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm to learn more about the population trends of Illinois’ frogs & toads. For more information, call the Cache River Wetlands Center at (618) 657-2064. Continue reading
Don’t miss the 17th Annual Cache River Days in Ullin, Illinois. The event will take place September 10-11, 2011. The weekend event includes food, music, exhibits, and a variety of family activities including guided canoe tours and bike rides through the Cache River Wetlands. Continue reading
[ September 10, 2011; September 24, 2011; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. September 25, 2011; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Friends of the Cache River Watershed seek volunteers to help us in our tent at Hunting and Fishing Days on Saturday and Sunday, September 24,25, at John A Logan College. Continue reading
Dear Cache River Nature Fest Volunteer,
On behalf of the Friends of the Cache River Watershed and the Cache River Joint Venture Partnership, thank you for your recent contributions of time and efforts to the 2011 Cache River Nature Fest. Continue reading
Here are a few photos from Nature Fest last weekend. As more come in we’ll post them here.
June 4th, 2011 Saturday
Cache River Wetlands Center
8885 State Route 37 South, Cypress, IL 62923
Events & Outings
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Rain or Shine!
Guided Hikes & *Canoe Tours
Swamp Ecology Exhibits & Film
*Nature Journaling Workshop
Free Native Trees
Live Wildlife Exhibits: Fish, Snakes, & Turtles of the “Cache”!
Wild Bird Banding Demonstrations
Games & Activities: Ecological [...]