• Rain Garden Academy - June 15 at IRWP Learning Center

    Please join us for this free workshop to learn about the importance of Green Infrastructure, with demonstrations on how homeowners can install and maintain their own Green Infrastructure projects. Rain gardens, bioswales, green walls, and green roofs can be used to slow down and spread-out rain water, as well as provide important habitat for local wildlife. Katie Teague with Washington County Cooperative Extension will be the guest speaker, followed by a tour of GI demonstatioin sites at IRWP's Learning Center and Watershed Sanctuary. Please contact Stephanie Burchfield at stephanie@irwp.org or call 479-215-6623 for more information. 

    Time: 8:30 to 12:00

    Location: IRWP Learning Center, 220 South Main Street, Cave Springs, AR 72718

    Register here

  • Julie Gowing Hays Art Exhibit - February 20 - June 5, 2017
    From 9 AM to 4 PM on weekdays, the public is welcome to drop in at the Watershed Learning Center to view paintings by Julie Gowing Hays, IRWP's 2017 Artist in Residence.  This art exhibit is sponsored by the Windgate Charitable Foundation and features oil paintings of scenes found mostly in nature in a representational and sometimes impressionistic style. For more information, email contact@irwp.org.


Illinois River Watershed Sanctuary and Learning Center

Hours of Operation:

30-acre Sanctuary Open for hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, from dawn to dusk everyday.  Bat viewing March through September at dusk.

Learning Center open Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Mailing Address: PO Box 205 Cave Springs, AR 72718  Physical Address: 221 S. Main Street, Cave Springs, AR 72718

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