Illinois Raptor Center Bird Banding and Hike (Sunday 7:30-11:00 a.m.)
Observe bird banding and enjoy a hike in search of early spring migrants along the Sangamon River. The Millikin University Biology Department and Illinois Raptor Center have been using bird banding to conduct research on songbirds on the Illinois Raptor Center property since 2014, and the site features diverse habitats and an excellent private trail system. There will be plenty of time to observe the banding process and enjoy a hike. Located 33 miles from Allerton Retreat Center. (Maximum 24).