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Lost Mound Birding Tour

September 15 @ 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

$5

Take a journey through portions of the Lost Mound Unit, formerly known as the Savanna Army Depot, which is the largest remnant of sand prairie/sand savanna in Illinois. Founded in 1917, the 13,062 acre Depot was used for munitions manufacturing, testing and storage. The depot was officially closed in 2000 and 9,827 acres became the Lost Mound Unit. Lost Mound derives its name from a prominent geologic feature “Lost Mound” located in the adjacent bluff-land.

Enjoy a session of a driving birding tour in the new 10 passenger wheel chair accessible van, a presentation of the work being done to study and protect the native species with the opportunity to hike and observe wildlife with a break for lunch (please bring your own).

Limited space available, please reserve your spot by calling 563-652-3783 or emailing Jen@JacksonCCB.com

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Cost:
$5
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1702135203218123/

Organizer

Dubuque County Conservation
Phone:
563-556-6745
Email:
swissvalleync@gmail.com

Venue

3159 Crim Dr. Savanna, IL
3159 Crim Dr
Savanna, IL 61074 United States
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