Nipper Nighttime Frog Walk!

The frog walk has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 9 from 8-9 pm

(Rescheduled to 4/9 – needs to be 50° for frogs to be active). Bring your flashlights and rubber boots and join us for a guided nighttime stroll at Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy the springtime sounds and songs of several different species of frogs.

(Confirmed – this event will go on Saturday April 9 – the frogs are at their best.)

RSVP to Vernon LaGesse at / 217-525-1410.

Rubber Ducky Race Reminder

Don’t forget – you can still get your tickets for the Rubber Ducky Race via mail – but, ACT NOW. Deadline to mail your request and your donation by this weekend. Send a check to

Friends of Sangamon Valley

PO Box 13352

Springfield, IL 62791

Tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25, 6 for $50, or 13 for $100.

First place wins $1000 Second place wins $500 Third place wins $200.

You can also contact any board member for tickets. Thanks so much for your support!

All tickets must be sold by March 17 so our volunteers can count the ducks and make sure their numbers are in the race.