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Chicago Audubon Bird Watching at Jarvis Bird Sanctuary

Repeats every week every Friday 7 times.
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:30am
Location:
Jarvis Bird Sanctuary Viewing Platform

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, Bemis Woods North, Westchester

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:00am
Location:
Bemis Woods North, Wolf Road, between 31st and Ogden, Westchester

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk

Wesneday, September 19, 8:00 a.m.

Bemis Woods North, Westchester

We’ll be looking for the height of fall warbler migration and many other migrants. Learn how fall warblers aren’t really that hard, as we watch how birds are using the woodland’s varied vegetation.   Bemis Woods North, Wolf Rd. between 31st and Ogden,easternmost part of parking area, just west of Wolf Rd. Leader: Douglas Stotz ([email protected]). 

WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
Location:
WOODED ISLAND, JACKSON PARK

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! 

Chicago Audubon Bird Walks Every Saturday in September and October

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 27 2018.
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D

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 Program: Author Liam Heneghan.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D

Chicago Audubon Program:

Author Liam Heneghan Examines the 

Environmental Underpinnings of Children's Stories

Tuesday, September 11, 7:00 p.m.

North Park Village Nature Center

5801 N. Pulaski Road, Building D

Liam Heneghan, author of Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Children's Literature, is a conservation biologist (and father). He will examine the environmental underpinnings of children's stories and discuss how classic children's stories can provide a complete guide to environmental literacy. Socializing at 7:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:15 p.m. If you have questions or need directions, call Chicago Audubon's office at (773) 539-6793. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to attend any of our programs or events.

Everyone is welcome.

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SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA

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 Bluff Spring Fen Bird Walk, Elgin

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 9:00am
Location:
Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin

Sunday, September 2, 9:00 a.m.

Chicago Audubon Bird Walk

Bluff Spring Fen, Elgin

Volunteers and bio-blitz participants have counted 450 plant species, 57 butterfly species, more than 20 dragonfly species and almost 100 migratory and nesting bird species in this unique Illinois Nature Preserve. Late summer will be a delight for flowers, early migrant birds and late season butterflies. This is the first of a series of four walks to the far corners of the Cook County Forest Preserves. Entrance to the preserve is through Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin. Meet at the cemetery entrance to make our way to the trail head. For directions: fpdcc.com/bluffspring-fen. Leaders: John Elliott ([email protected]) and Laurel Ross ([email protected]). 

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA

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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SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA

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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