The IL Bobcat | Winter Lecture Program

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 2:00 pm until Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 4:00 pm
815 234-8535 extension 200
The IL Bobcat | Winter Lecture Program

Byron Forest Preserve Program | The Bobcat, Illinois’ Native Cat

Sunday, Feb 16 at 2 pm
Jennifer Kuroda, founder of the Illinois Bobcat Foundation, will cover every facet of the elusive cats, including history, biology, predator perception, and management. She will speak about the ongoing bobcat population study by Dr. Christopher Jacques at Western Illinois University.

Making a comeback

Bobcats, named for their short, bobbed tails, are about twice the size of a common house cat. They use their keen sight and hearing to hunt rabbits, squirrels, small rodents, and some birds. They are mostly nocturnal, reclusive animals that prefer forested or wooded areas. Once hunted almost to extinction in the Midwest, bobcats have been making a comeback in recent years.

For more information call 815 234-8535, ext. 200 or visit their website at the link at top of this event.


NW Illinois Travel Blog

- Latest Post -

  • Baking a Difference in Oregon, IL

    February 17, 2020
    It's a bakery unlike any other. The small town of Oregon, IL has a bakery unlike any other. Located on the northeast corner of 3rd Street and IL Route 64 sits The Village Bakery. The building's front entrance is perfect because it is located on the corner instead of facing the street ensuring you can’t…
    Read More
Read More Blog Posts...