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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, November 17, 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 [email protected]. Everyone is welcome! 

Bird Walk at Bemis Woods North

Location:
Bemis Woods North, Westchester
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 8:00am

Migration continues at Bemis Woods in mid-November.  We will be looking for late fall migrants and species preparing to winter in the forest preserves.  Join Field Museum ornithologist and birder extraordinaire Doug Stotz to look for sparrows, kinglets, creepers and lingering migrants. Bemis Woods North, Wolf Rd. between 31st and Ogden, easternmost part of parking area, just west of Wolf Rd. Leader: Douglas Stotz, [email protected]

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY

Every Second Saturday, All Year at 10:00 a.m.

These workdays are sponsored by Chicago Audubon. Activities include buckthorn cutting, brush pile burning and other management endeavors. Meet at the Tower Road parking lot, east of the lagoon bridge, in Winnetka. For further information, please call Dave Kosnik at 847-456-6368. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join any of our events, bird walks, or work days. Everyone is welcome!

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Camp Pine Habitat Restoration Workday

Location:
Camp Pine Woods, Lake Avenue at the Des Plaines River, Glenview
Repeats every month on the first Saturday 4 times.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am

Camp Pine Habitat Restoration Workday

Camp Pine, Glenview

Warm up, get your daily exercise, and contribute to bird habitat at this CAS restoration project. Bring water and gloves if you have them; dress for some moderate work. We'll have tools, gloves and snacks. Enter on the south side of Lake Avenue, eastbound ONLY from Des Plaines River Rd. - no left turn west bound on Lake. Leader: Ken Schaefer. Contact for questions: Laurel Ross.  

Chicago Audubon Bird Walks Every Saturday in September and October

Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 27 2018.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00am

Chicago Audubon Bird Walks

Every Saturday in September and October

Every Saturday in September and October (8:00 a.m.). Chicago Audubon Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. Come join us for migration time to see many birds and walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are encouraged to attend. The walk leaders always welcome questions. For information or if you need directions, call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Bring family and friends! 

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk, Bemis Woods North, Westchester

Location:
Bemis Woods North, Wolf Road, between 31st and Ogden, Westchester
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:00am

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk

Wednesday, October 17, 8:00 a.m.

Bemis Woods North, Westchester

Warbler migration will be reduced to a trickle by mid-October, but there will still be a large diversity of landbird migrants representing  many different groups of birds. We’ll search both Bemis North and Bemis South, expecting a wide array of migratory birds. Bemis Woods North, Wolf Rd. between 31st and Ogden, easternmost part of parking area, just west of Wolf Rd. Leader: Douglas Stotz ([email protected]). 

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY

Every Second Saturday, All Year at 10:00 a.m.

These workdays are sponsored by Chicago Audubon. Activities include buckthorn cutting, brush pile burning and other management endeavors. Meet at the Tower Road parking lot, east of the lagoon bridge, in Winnetka. For further information, please call Dave Kosnik at 847-456-6368. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join any of our events, bird walks, or work days. Everyone is welcome!

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Chicago Audubon Bird Walk and Seed Collection

Location:
Camp Pine, Glenview
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 8:00am

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk and Seed Collection

Sunday, October 7, 8:00 a.m.

Camp Pine, Palatine

See how the CAS restoration project has enhanced prairie and shrub habitat, while we look for birds in that location and in the Des Plaines River woodland. Stay to help collect seed, or come at 10:00 a.m. for a casual workday. Enter on the south side of Lake Avenue, eastbound ONLY from Des Plaines River Rd. - no left turn west bound on Lake. Leader: John Elliott ([email protected]).  

Chicago Audubon Bird Watching at Jarvis Bird Sanctuary

Location:
Jarvis Bird Sanctuary Viewing Platform
Repeats every week every Friday 7 times.
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 7:30am

Chicago Audubon Bird Watching at Jarvis Bird Sanctuary

Every Friday Beginning August 24

Continuing until (and including) Friday, October 5

Come and join us for this unusual opportunity every Friday, August 24 through October 12: Chicago Audubon Bird Watching at the Jarvis Bird Sanctuary, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. (or whenever people feel like leaving). Meet at the viewing platform on the east side of the Sanctuary. The group will remain on the viewing platform so people can arrive after 7:30 if they need to. Directions: Exit Lake Shore Drive at Irving Park, turn east and follow that road (called Recreation Drive) south through parking lots. Go about half-mile to the large Totem pole. The Sanctuary is right behind the Totem pole. A scope will be available and coffee will be provided. For further information or questions, contact Josh Engel at [email protected].  

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk, Skokie Lagoons, Winnetka

Location:
Erickson Woods parking lot, Willow Road, Winnetka
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 8:00am

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk

Sunday, September 30, 8:00 a.m.

Skokie Lagoons, Winnetka

Migrant waterfowl and land birds should be found. Meet at the north end of the Erickson Woods parking lot, Willow Road just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Jeff Bilsky ([email protected]).  

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk, Deer Grove East, Palatine

Location:
Dundee Road, west of Hicks, east of Quentin, Deer Grove East, Palatine
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00am

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk

Saturday, September 29, 8:00 a.m.

Deer Grove East, Palatine

Look for migrant warblers, sparrows and resident birds in grassland and woodlands. CAS President Dave Willard leads this walk as part of the Cook County Forest Preserves "Party for the Preserves." Location: Dundee Rd. west of Hicks, east of Quentin; park near the information sign at the west end of the left (west) drive way. Leader: Dave Willard ([email protected]). 

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