Migratory Bird Weekend
International Migratory Bird Days!
Celebrate… all… weekend… long… April 28 & April 29
Family Fun for All Ages — attend one or all three sites!
Bird Banding Station — 8:00–10:30 a.m.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologists will be netting birds, recording data, and placing bands on their legs. This is your chance to see our migratory songbirds up close!
Saturday, April 28 | Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park, Ringwood
Sunday, April 29 | Duck’s Unlimited site: N541 County Hwy N, Genoa City, WI
Activity Stations & Bird Passports —
Get your passport stamped as you participate in over 20 games and activities! More stamps = more prizes, including our ever-popular Audubon plush bird that sings its song when squeezed! Door prizes include binoculars, photo prints, and more.
New this year: We will have birding backpacks for the first 50 kids at Glacial Park & Volo Bog State Natural Area (Donated in memory of young birder Zach Brokaw by his mom Diane Brokaw in partnership with McHenry County Audubon.)
Saturday, April 28 • 8:00 a.m.–Noon | Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park, Ringwood
Sunday, April 29 • Noon–4:00 p.m. | Volo Bog State Natural Area, Ingleside
Brought to you by: Friends of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Friends of Volo Bog, McHenry County Audubon, and McHenry County Conservation District.
April 28 - April 29 from 8 am to 4 pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Ringwood, IL, United States
Volo Bog, Grant Township, IL, United States
Genoa City, WI, United States