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Summer 2020


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Danelle Haake 
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center 

Register for 2020 RiverWatch Open Labs 

Open Labs are available for RiverWatchers to receive assistance identifying their macroinvertebrates. RiverWatch staff and microscopes will be ready to assist you!

Due to concerns for Covid-19, Open Labs will be limited to 6 participants at a time.  For events with 6 or fewer registrants, the session will be "come and go" as in previous years.  If more than 6 individuals register for a location, each participant will be asked to identify a 2-3-hour period when they expect to be present. Hand sanitizer will be available and masks are highly recommended (possibly required).

Please click one of the following locations and dates to register:

Alton - Saturday, July 25, 10:00-4:00

Peoria - Wednesday, July 29, 2:00-7:00

Mahomet/Champaign - Thursday, July 30, 1:00-6:00

Carbondale - Tuesday, August 11, 1:00-7:00

Decatur - Saturday, August 15, 10:00-4:00

Apple River Canyon - Wednesday, August 19, 1:00-6:00

Grayslake - Thursday, August 20, 1:00-6:00

Joliet - Saturday, August 22, 10:00-4:00

Alton - Wednesday, August 26, 10:00-7:00