November 23, 2017
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Full Beaver Moon paddle at Hirundo

Event organizer: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
Event Date & Time: November 4, 2017 4:45 pm until November 4, 2017 6:45 pm

ALTON — Full Beaver Moon paddle on Pushaw Stream, 4:45-6:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, meeting at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Gate 3, 35 Hudson Road. This was the time of year when Native American tribes traditionally set beaver traps, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs before the swamps froze. There’s a good chance of catching a glimpse of the beavers at Hirundo during the paddle. Life jackets, paddles and canoes provided. Registration is required. $10, $8 for members and children 12 and under. For questions, call Hirundo at 394-2171.