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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Location:
JACKSON PARK
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 28 2019.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 8:00am

These walks continue throughout the year, weather permitting. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Many species are seen. Meet at the parking lot south of the Museum of Science & Industry (MSI), which is accessible via Science Drive, the intersection just south of 57th Drive/MSI. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate.

Wild Things 2019 Conference, Rosemont

Location:
Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00am

WILD THINGS Conference

February 23, 2019

Rosemont, Illinois

Chicago Audubon will be participating in this long running Chicago Wilderness biennial conference which just keeps getting bigger and better! Check out details at http://www.wildthingscommunity.org/2019-wild-things-conference.

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Bird N' Bagel, Trailside Museum, River Forest

Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 734 THATCHER AVE, AT CHICAGO AVE, RIVER FOREST
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Saturday, February 9, 9:00 a.m. Bird N' Bagel. Enjoy and learn about birds at the feeder, with hot drinks and snacks. For anyone who would like, a short trail walk can be part of the morning. Co-sponsored by Chicago Audubon. TrailsideMuseum, 738 Thatcher Ave., RiverForest.

Camp Pine Woods Habitat Restoration Workday, Glenview

Location:
Camp Pine, Glenview
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00am

CAMP PINE WOODS HABITAT RESTORATION WORKDAY

Camp Pine, Glenview

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Camp Pine Brush Cutting Stewardship. Warm up, get your daily exercise and contribute to bird habitat improvement at this CAS restoration project. This winter we are cutting invasive brush to create more open space in the woodland area. We will provide tools, gloves and snacks. Dress for some moderate work; wear sturdy shoes or boots and old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty or torn. Meet at the farthest parking lot at Camp Pine Woods on Euclid/Lake Avenue between Des Plaines and Glenview, just east of the Des Plaines River. Enter on the south side of Lake Avenue, eastbound ONLY from Des Plaines River Rd. (there's no left turn westbound on Lake). Contact: Laurel Ross (lross@fieldmuseum.org).

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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Location:
WOODED ISLAND, JACKSON PARK
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 8:00am

These walks continue throughout the year, weather permitting. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Many species are seen. Meet at the parking lot south of the Museum of Science & Industry (MSI), which is accessible via Science Drive, the intersection just south of 57th Drive/MSI. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. For details and directions, contact Pat Durkin at pat.durkin@comcast.net. Everyone is welcome! 

KIDS AND BIRDS MINI CAMP, TRAILSIDE MUSEUM

Location:
Trailside Museum, River Forest
Repeats every day until Fri Dec 28 2018.
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Hey kids - what birds do you know? What would you like to know about them? John Elliott of Chicago Audubon will help kids ages 8 to 12 have fun with indoor and outdoor activities to introduce the colorful world of birds at this two-day camp. For information, contact John (johnelliott4@gmail.com). Maximum 10 participants.

OWL CALLING AND URBAN COUNT

Location:
Trailside Museum, River Forest
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 5:30am

Calling for owls is a traditional part of Christmas bird counts. Great horned or screech owls might respond before dawn in Thatcher Woods. Please register with Trailside Museum, 708-366-6530, or contact John Elliott (johnelliott4@gmail.com) for information. Trailside Museum is at 738 Thatcher Ave., at Chicago Ave., River Forest. https://goo.gl/maps/JgLMX9sC9aC2

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