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Monday
Apr 22
April 22, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Normal, IL

Normal Theater

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Friday
May 03
May 3, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Will County, IL

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Friday
Apr 26
April 26, 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Champaign, IL

Champaign Public Library

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Friday
Jun 21
June 21, 2024 @ 11:46 am CDT

Three Generations of Women Steward the Land

Cindy and Ann Irhke on the farm near Roberts, IL. The important role women play in conservation and land-use decisions is gaining recognition, and so are the benefits to soil, water, and wildlife.    Ann, Cindy, and Sage Ihrke are three generations of women who live and breathe conservation on their family’s farm near Roberts, Il.  It started way back in 1970 when George Ihrke, a veterinarian from the south suburbs of Chicago, invested in 320 acres in …

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