Friends of Valley of Eden Release Short Video About the Bird Sanctuary

The volunteer group, Friends of the Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary, invite you to watch a short a video about the 400-acre preserve which features footage of some of the rare grasslands birds found there, as well as members of the group discussing some of their activities at the site. The Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary is located at 5559 E Rush Creek Road, Stockton, IL. It is open daily from dawn to dusk, free of charge to the public. Please, NO dogs from March 1~ September 30th annually to avoid bird nesting season.

Upcoming Events

Discover Wapello ~ A Discussion with Archaeologist Phil Millhouse, PhD

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

JDCF will be Live on Facebook with special guest and renowned archaeologist, Phil Millhouse, PhD, at the Wapello Land & Water Reserve, the site of his doctoral field work in 2005. Phil will talk about his initial findings, which contributed to Wapello being placed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its cultural […] Read More

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Meet the Members of GALE ~ A Facebook Live Event

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

We will be Live from the worksite at Horseshoe Mound with members of the Galena Area Land Enthusiasts (GALE), a volunteer group that has been helping our stewardship staff with field work since 2012.  This group of not-so-young guys and gals work year round in all weather conditions battling invasive species, assisting with prescribed burns, […] Read More

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