Category Archives: Botanizing
Saturday, April 20th at 10:00 a.m
Join Naturalists John and Martha Schwegman for a guided hike of Heron Pond. This trail is known for its spectacular wildflowers and April is one of the best times to see them. This hike will not only be during the peak of the spring wildflower blooms, but also during the [...]
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 [...]
Saturday, March 23, 10am-11am
Location: Cache River Wetlands Center
Naturalists John and Martha Schwegman will take you on a virtual tour to learn about these wild flowers found within the Cache River Basin. A photo presentation of these beautiful wildflowers will highlight their flowering time, ecology, habitat, and distribution. For more information, call the Cache River Wetlands [...]
[ November 24, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 24, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Discover the beauty of the remains of summer flowering plants. Species that were barely noticeable in the summer can be easily identified by striking seed pods or unique silhouettes this time of year. Many of them do not resemble the plant of the summer, but by checking the [...]
[ September 8, 2012; ] Join the Friends at Cache River Days in Ullin on Saturday, September 8.
Don’t miss the 18th Annual Cache River Days in Ullin! Food, music, exhibits, and family activities are just part of the fun. Enjoy guided canoe tours through the Cache River Wetlands. Resource staff will provide an intimate look at ancient bald cypress trees [...]
[ April 22, 2012; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Picnic for the Planet – Cache River Wetlands
Earth Day – Sunday, April 22 (Noon – 3 pm)
Cache River Wetlands Center
On Sunday, April 22nd, The Nature Conservancy will celebrate the planet we live on with good food and great company. Join us for Picnic for the Planet and be part of the world’s largest – and [...]
[ May 26, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, May 26, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.[caption id="attachment_660" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Shagbark hickory."][/caption]
Surround yourself in the diversity of trees native to southern Illinois and discover their intrinsic value to the Cache as we study basic tree identification skills. With over 127 species found in our area learn how to identify the most common ones, [...]
[ 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, [...]
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
Here are a few photos from Nature Fest last weekend. As more come in we’ll post them here.