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Wild Weekend Saturday

October 12, All Day
Location: Lower Cache Access In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week, Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge will provide guided canoe tours to Eagle Pond and highlight ancient cypress trees and wetland wildlife. Reservations are required for the canoe tour; reserve your spot beginning September 12th. For more information call Cypress Creek National [...]

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Cache River Days–Ullin

Saturday, September 7—All Day
Location: City Park in Ullin, Illinois
Don’t miss the 19th 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 while experiencing the sights [...]

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Cold-blooded Creatures of the Cache

Saturday, August 24, 1pm-4pm
Location: Cache River Wetlands Center & Heron Pond Trailhead
How can you tell a male box turtle from a female? Can you tell a venomous copperhead from a harmless prairie king snake, and what kind of skink has a blue tipped tail? Distinguish some of these unique characteristics and have the opportunity to [...]

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Movie Night at the Cache–Is That a Skunk?

May Movie Night Featured Presentation: Is That a Skunk?

Location: Cache River Wetlands Center
Grab your family and friends for a relaxing evening with your fellow nature lovers to watch Is That a Skunk?
This year’s movie series theme is, “Game Species: More Than Just Food”. We will focus on the natural history of hunted species found within [...]

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Cache River Nature Fest

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 [...]

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Movie Night at the Cache–River Otter

April Movie Night Featured Presentation: River Otter

Location: Cache River Wetlands Center
Grab your family and friends for a relaxing evening with your fellow nature lovers to watch River Otter.
This year’s movie series theme is, “Game Species: More Than Just Food”. We will focus on the natural history of hunted species found within the Cache River watershed [...]

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Movie Night at the Cache–My Life as a Turkey

March Movie Night Featured Presentation: My Life as a Turkey
Location: Cache River Wetlands Center
Grab your family and friends for a relaxing evening with your fellow nature lovers to watch My Life as Turkey.
This year’s movie series theme is, “Game Species: More Than Just Food”. We will focus on the natural history of hunted species found [...]

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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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Cache River Nature Fest – 2012

[ 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, [...]

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