Cache River Wetlands

The upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will be the focus of a program which is planned Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The program is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South. A Galaxy Ride team...
The upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will be the focus of a program which is planned Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The program is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South. A Galaxy Ride team...
From left are Mary Jo King and Alice Mae Mathis, who were discussing part of the exhibit. They previously had met at Our Place in Karnak for lunch. Photo provided.
The Shawnee Unit of Illinois Association of Home and Community Education, IAHCE, recently toured the Henry N. Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, which is located south of Cypress on Illinois Route 37 South. IAHCE member Sue Johnson and her granddaughter Erica viewed the displays of material...
The Cache River Wetlands Center in Cypress plans to host a movie night on Thursday, Feb. 9, starting at 6 p.m. The film to be shown is "Wings of Life," which is about peculiar pollinators and the plant and animal relationships that the world depends on for survival.  The showing is free to the...
Surveys of calling frogs and toads will be the focus of an upcoming meeting which is planned in the area. Volunteers are needed to assist with the surveys. Those who may be interested in volunteering are invited to attend an orientation session which is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the...
Common birds which are seen at feeders will be the topic of a program which is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The program will be presented by Anne Parmley. The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South.  Those who attend...
The annual Cache River Days are planned Sept. 10-11 in Ullin. The weekend event includes food, music, exhibits and a variety of family activities, including guided canoe tours through the Cache River Wetlands. The half-million acre Cache River Watershed, with its forested hills and ancient cypress...
The Cretaceous Hills of Southern Illinois will be the topic of a program planned Saturday, June 25, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The free program, set for 1 p.m., will be presented by naturalist John Schwegman.  The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37,...

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