Category Archives: Events & Activities

Upcoming Events in the Cache River Watershed

WATERFOWL BIRDING AT MERMET LAKE STATE FISH & WILDLIFE AREA

[ February 28, 2015; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Saturday February 28, from 9-11 am. Location: Meet at Mermet Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area, in the Bluebird Trail parking area, which is just before the lake.Led by Master Naturalist Anne Parmley, participants, will drive around Mermet Lake, making several stops to identify birds. Binoculars are recommended. For more information, call the Wetlands Center [...]

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

[ February 22, 2015; 2:00 pm; ] Sunday, February 22, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
Location: Cache River Wetlands Center

[caption id="attachment_405" align="alignleft" width="300"] Female cowbird in hand. Photoe: M. McKimLouder[/caption]

Birds can be identified in a variety of ways. Some people can hear bird songs and know which bird is singing. Other birds can be identified by shape, size, or the appearance of their beak. [...]

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Volunteer Orientation for Calling Frog & Toad Surveys

[ February 7, 2015; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, February 7th, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.Located at the Cache River Wetlands Center.A call for volunteers to help the Illinois Natural History Survey conduct surveys of the frogs and toads of southern Illinois during their different breeding seasons. At the orientation, learn about the nineteen anuran (frog and toad) species found in southern [...]

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Flying Wild: Birding Basics

[ January 24, 2015; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, January 24th, from 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm.Location: Cache River Wetlands CenterThis program, presented by Master Naturalist Anne Parmley, is based on the “Flying Wild” curriculum, with emphasis on bird identification. Designed for beginning and early intermediate birders. For More information, call the Cache River Wetlands Center at: 618-657-2064.

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MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!

[ May 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] MOVIE NIGHT CACHE!.
Please join us for the last FREE movie of the year at the Henry Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. The feature movie will be “EARTH FLIGHT”.  The movie will start at 6:00 pm, and light refreshments will be served.

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MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!

[ April 2, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!
Please join us at the Henry Barkhausen Cache River Center for this months FREE movie “Leave it to Beavers”. Light refreshments will be served. The movie will start at 6:00 pm. For more information, please contact the Cypress Creek Refuge office at: 618-634-2231.
 

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MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!!

[ March 12, 2015; 6:00 pm; 6:00 pm; 6:00 pm; ] MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!
Join us for MOVIE NIGHT at the Henry Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. This months FREE movie will be “VENOM: NATURE’S KILLER”.  
–PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES AND CONTENT–
Light refreshments will be served. The movie will start at 6:00 pm.
 

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MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!

[ February 5, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!
Join us for Movie Night at the Henry Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. This months Free movie will be “Fabulous Frogs”.  Movie starts at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Cypress Creek Refuge office at: 618-634-2231.

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MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE!

[ January 8, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CACHE:
January thru May
Come on out and bring the family for a FREE, relaxing and educational evening at the Henry Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center for our “Movie Nights”. This years first Movie Night will be January 8th, 2015 at 6:00pm and will feature “Meet the Coywolf”. Light refreshments will be provided. [...]

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10th ANNUAL SOTHERN ILLINOIS ALTERNATIVE GIFT FAIR

Please join us for the 10th Annual Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair.  The date of the event is December 7, 2014 located at the Carbondale, Illinois Civic Center. The event will take place from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m. Hope to see everyone there. Please stop by the Friends of the Cache River Watershed  booth, [...]

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