FIELD TRIP: Kankakee Sands, Morocco, Indiana

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

4th Annual Trip. Near Morocco, Indiana, this 8,000-acre prairie and wetland restoration was originally part of the 500,000-acre Grand Marsh of the Kankakee River.  The site is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy, which describes it as a “birders paradise” with over 200 species recorded since restoration began in 2001. The destination is a two-hour drive from Evanston and carpooling is recommended and may be arranged through the trip leader. Expect Red-headed woodpeckers and other migrants. Details TBA.  RSVP to Leader: Mark Vaughan, markvaughan60201@gmail.com.