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Cache River Days, City Park, Ullin.
Reserve your space by calling (618) 634-
Great Rock River Sweep, Waupun,
WI to Rock Island. For information and
locations, visit rockriversweep.org.
Women in the Outdoors, Ballard
Nature Center, Altamont.*
Youth/Women Wingshooting Clinic,
Forbes SP. To register, call (618) 547-
3381 (Sept. 10-11).
Leaf Identification, Beall Woods SP,
Mt. Carmel. 9-11:30 a.m. For information,
call (618) 298-2441. (Repeats Sept. 17)
Silver Creek Quail Forever Banquet,
Damiansville City Park, Damiansville.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
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*Sources of information
Volo Bog SNA: dnr.state.il.us/education/
Women in the Outdoors: womenintheout
Kankakee River SP: dnr.state.il.us/educat
National Hunting and Fishing Days,
Silver Springs SP, Yorkville, and John A.
Logan Community College, Carterville
National Public Lands Day, Shawnee
National Forest, Murphysboro.
For the Love of Monarchs, Cache Riv-er
Wetlands Center, Cypress. 9:30 a.m.-
3:30 p.m. Call (618) 657-2064. (Repeats
Oct. 1 and 8, 1-3 p.m.)
Fall Leaf Collection Hike, Argyle Lake
SP, Colchester. 10 a.m.-noon. Call (309)
Woodchuck trapping season closes.
Snowmobile registrations expire.
Fall archery wild turkey and deer sea-son
(Oct. 1-Jan. 15, 2012).
Lake Michigan snagging for Coho and
Chinook on specific shorelines opens
(Oct. 1-Dec. 31).
Tree-mendous Walk, Kankakee River
SP, Bourbonnais. 9 a.m. (Repeats Oct. 8
First day of phone-in for duck and
Youth deer hunt season (Oct. 8-9).
Ghost Stories Plus, Volo Bog SNA,
Fall Colors Hike, Argyle Lake SP,
Colchester. 10 a.m.-noon. Call (309)
Indian Summer Festival, Lincoln
Memorial Garden, Springfield. 10 a.m.-4
p.m. For information, visit lincoln
memorialgarden.org (Oct. 8-9).
First day of random daily drawings
for firearm/muzzleloader deer permits
(Sept. 13-Oct. 3).
First day to apply online for duck and
goose permits 3rd lottery (Sept. 14-27).
Early Canada goose season ends.
Night Sensory Hike, Kankakee River
SP, Bourbonnais. 6:30 p.m.*
Adopt-a-Beach Event. 9 a.m.-noon.
Volunteers welcome. Visit www.great
Artacular Spectacular, ISM, Spring-field.
Hunter’s Wingshooting Clinic, Des
Plaines CA, Wilmington. To register, call
(217) 785-8129 (Sept. 17-18).
Kankakee River Clean-up, Kankakee
River SP, Bourbonnais. 8-11 a.m.*
Water Bugs, Kankakee River SP, Bour-bonnais.
Prairie Day, Goose Lake Prairie SNA,
Morris. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. See gooselake
Family, Fun and Fishing, Eldon Hazlet
SP, Carlyle. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For informa-tion,
call (618) 594-3015.
Teal season ends.
Leaf Identification Hike, Lincoln
Memorial Garden, Springfield. 2 p.m.
(Repeats Sept. 25 and Oct. 2)
Women in the Outdoors, South Wilm-ington
Sportsman’s Club, Essex.*
First day of random daily drawings for
fall shotgun turkey permits (Sept. 19-26).
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
Workshop, Pere Marquette SP, Grafton.
index.htm (Sept. 23-25).
For a list of shooting events at the World
Shooting and Recreational Complex, Sparta,
For a list of muskie events, see illinois
Illinois Conservation Foundation
Fundraiser Dinner and Auction
Saturday September 17th
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Tickets available at www.ILCF.org
Or (217) 785-2003
Join us for an evening of fun, good food, drink,
exciting door prizes, silent & live auctions.
Auction items:Household goods, clothing, jewelry, sporting
arms by Browning,Winchester,Mossberg and Savage.
Plenty of items that will interest the ladies as well.
Proceeds will be used to enhance opportunities for
youth hunting, fishing, conservation education and
enrichment of Illinois public lands.
Help get our youth back to the outdoors.
Individual tickets $75 / Table of ten $700
The Illinois Conservation Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit
corporation.All funds are held in private accounts.
(Most credit cards accepted)
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