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Cold Blooded Creatures of the Cache

[ August 25, 2012; 1:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] How can you tell a male box turtle from a female? If you step on a cottonmouth snake will it bite? How can you tell a venomous copperhead from a harmless prairie king snake? What kind of skink has a blue tipped tail? Distinguish some of these unique characteristics and have the opportunity to experience [...]

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Frog & Toad Call Survey

[ 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

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