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Argyle Lake State Park

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October 2019

Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until November 15, 2019

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs (Alternating) Fridays - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Begins 6/14/19; last outing 11/15/19) Come enjoy breakfast at the Shanty Shack II on beautiful Lake Argyle before (or lunch afterwards) taking a relaxing pontoon boat ride on the lake. Life jackets, binoculars and field guides will be available or you’re welcome to bring your own. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 6 participants. Please email Bridget.Hinchee@illinois.gov or call (309)776-3422 for more information or to register.

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Illinois Bats: Facts and Myths

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Join us at Argyle Lake as we learn about our only true flying mammal....BATS!!! Local educator and outdoor enthusiast, Mary McMahon will dispel many myths about bats during this informative and entertaining presentation about these mysterious mammals. Participants will have the opportunity to listen to nearby bats feeding on flying insects using an echolocation detection device. Many informative handouts will be available. Meet at the park’s Pioneer shelter for this program (2nd left after entering the park, just past dump…

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Stargazing at the Park

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Friday, June 21, 2019 (Raindate: 6/22/19) 8:15 - 10:30 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 (Raindate: 8/24/19) 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019 (No Raindate) 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Join us for three evenings of stargazing with WIU astronomy instructor Tom Van Heuklon and hobby astronomist Larry Knicl. We will be observing Jupiter and Saturn (plus Mars and Mercury in June only), with the addition of Neptune and Uranus in the fall; many deep sky objects including star clusters,…

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Atkinson McCord Cemetery Tour

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Join park staff for a historical walking tour of the Atkinson/McCord cemetery located on the park’s property. Participants should be able to walk ½ mile on moderate terrain to access the cemetery. Meet at the park visitor center or at the trap range area.

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November 2019

Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until November 15, 2019

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs (Alternating) Fridays - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Begins 6/14/19; last outing 11/15/19) Come enjoy breakfast at the Shanty Shack II on beautiful Lake Argyle before (or lunch afterwards) taking a relaxing pontoon boat ride on the lake. Life jackets, binoculars and field guides will be available or you’re welcome to bring your own. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 6 participants. Please email Bridget.Hinchee@illinois.gov or call (309)776-3422 for more information or to register.

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Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until November 15, 2019

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States

Breakfast and Birding: Pontoon Programs (Alternating) Fridays - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Begins 6/14/19; last outing 11/15/19) Come enjoy breakfast at the Shanty Shack II on beautiful Lake Argyle before (or lunch afterwards) taking a relaxing pontoon boat ride on the lake. Life jackets, binoculars and field guides will be available or you’re welcome to bring your own. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 6 participants. Please email Bridget.Hinchee@illinois.gov or call (309)776-3422 for more information or to register.

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Woodland Wonders Nature Hike

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
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December 2019

Winter Woodland Wonders Nature Hike

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
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