Bill McClain and the Elkhart Historical Society for a Saturday walk
through the incredible spring wildflowers of Elkhart Hill. Two walks
are planned, April 16 and 23, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at the
Bluestem Bakery in downtown Elkhart at 9:30 a.m.
Dress for the weather and use tick
Reservations are required. Call
(217) 947-2238. The cost is $5.
The Elkhart Historical Society
invites you to join ornithologist Vernon Kleen and other birding
enthusiasts on April 30 for two special outings on Elkhart Hill, at
8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The morning session will meet at
Miss Jessie's Gallery at 7:30 a.m. and leave for the hill promptly
at 8 to catch the majority of songbirds. Return to the village will
be at 11 a.m.
The afternoon session will meet at
Miss Jessie's Gallery at 12:45 p.m. and depart at 1 p.m., returning
to the village at 4 p.m.
Participants will take their cars to
the departure point but then be on foot. Please be sure to use tick
repellent on your legs, dress for the weather, and bring your
binoculars and whatever essentials you will need.
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The cost is $5 per person and
reservations are required. The group size will be limited to 25.
Please call (217) 947-2238 for reservations, and leave your name,
number in your party and a phone contact.
Elkhart is at Exit 115 from
Interstate 55, 20 miles north of Springfield.