Oakhurst Forest Preserve Private Bird and Wildlife Nature Walk
30 Attendee Spots Available
Join expert bird watcher and TEDxNaperville 2018 speaker Vernon LaVia on a bird and wildlife exploration through the Oakhurst Forest Preserve, a 394-acre park within the Kane County Forest Preserve. Attendees will view birds and wildlife from around the large lake, using telescopes set-up to view any migratory waterfowl or shorebirds, as well as along a 1-2 mile casual walk on flat terrain to explore this diverse forest preserve and its animal inhabitants.
Vernon is virtual walking encyclopedia on birding/wildlife and is a sought-after birding guide and speaker, this is an adventure not to be missed.
Date: Saturday, November 10th
Time: 8:00am – 10:30am
Location: Entrance at 1680 5th Ave., Aurora, IL
Requirements: Binoculars are advised, but not necessary. A few extra pairs of binoculars will be available. Dress appropriately, including sturdy shoes or hiking boots for possibly muddy paths; rain gear if there's a chance of rain. We will go birding in light rain. Trip canceled only if heavy rain or thunderstorms are likely. Please ensure you are physically able to walk 1-2 miles at a casual pace.