Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:Grand Prairie Friends and Warbler Ridge Hike
Event Type(s):Community Event
EIU Event
Description:9/18/19:  Enjoy a photographic journey on Wednesday (followed by an on-site guided walk on Thursday), of Coles County’s newest natural area.  Join photographer and GPF Board Member, Fred Delcomyn, as he uses his photography to highlight the unique land forms, plants and animals of Warbler Ridge.  Warbler Ridge Conservation area, located between Lake Charleston and Fox Ridge State Park, began when a private non-profit conservation organization, Grand Prairie Friends (GPF), purchased a 141-acre site in 2012. Seven years later, the site has grown to 1,000 acres and now includes nine acres of restored wetland, thousands of new trees and ten miles of trails for the public to enjoy along the meandering Embarras River.

9/19/19: Sarah Livesay, will lead a guided walk at the Warbler Ridge site.  Fred Delcomyn will join the group on the walk ready to give photographic tips to those who want them.  Participants should wear appropriate outdoor shoes and clothing and be prepared for one hour of moderate walking.
Event Date:9/18/2019 - 9/19/2019
Event Time:3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central
Location:Charleston Public Library
712 6th St
Charleston, il 61920

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Contact Person:Marita Metzke
(phone: 2175815114)
Details:In partnership with EIU's Academy of Lifelong Learning.  Both events free and open to the public.  
  • Wed: 3:30 - 5pm @ Charleston Public Library
  • Thurs. 10 - 11:30 am Warbler Ridge Conservation Area 17161 Daileyville Rd Charleston
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