Izaak Walton Preserve

Guided migratory bird walks offered at Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, in partnership with the Thorn Creek chapter of the Audubon Society, will be offering three guided migratory bird walks at the preserve in coming weeks.

Members of the Thorn Creek Audubon Society will lead small groups out into the preserve in search of migratory birds. 

There will be two walks, one at 8 a.m. and another at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, April 7, Sunday, April 28, and Sunday, May 19. Walkers will meet at Senior Hall.

Homewood approves 2.63 acre sale of Walton Preserve to railroad

The Homewood Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved the sale of a 2.63-acre parcel of the Izaak Walton Preserve to Waterloo Railway Company, a subsidiary of Canadian National Railway.

 

Art show at Izaak Walton Nov 4 and 5

The Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road, is hosting its annual art show Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5.

Gardening with fire: Volunteers conduct first controlled burn of the season at Izaak Walton

In the wild, unfettered fire helps keep prairies healthy. In the suburbs, some judicious fettering is a good thing. Sunday was the first day this season for Steve Wlodarski and his "small army of environmentalists" to march across Izaak Walton Preserve prairie armed with a little fire and a lot of water.

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