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WMBD at Homer Lake Interperative Center

Bring your family and friends to Homer Lake to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day and experience the sensations of spring! During the mist netting demonstration, see live birds up close. Local storyteller Kathleen Brinkmann will bring stories to life with a special performance. This year, we will have special guests from the Illinois Raptor Center doing a presentation with a live Snowy Owl! Throughout the day, learn all about the birds that live in and visit our preserves through activities, crafts, stories Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

• Mist Netting Demonstration: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
• Bird Hike: 12-1 p.m.
• Storyteller: 1-2 p.m. (indoors; space is limited)
• Bird Hike: 2-3 p.m.
• Snowy Owl Presentation: 3-4 p.m. (indoors; space is limited)

Bird hikes will be offered by the Champaign County Audubon Society. Binoculars will be available to use, but you may bring your own.

All activities are free and suited for all ages!and more. Come and go as you please during program hours. FREE. All ages. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or [email protected].


2573 S Homer Lake Rd,
Homer, Illinois 61849 40° 3' 48.7332" N, 87° 59' 1.7052" W
Start date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:00
End date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 18:00