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Chicago Audubon Bird Walk, Bemis Woods North, Westchester

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

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

Saturday, October 13, 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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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, October 13, 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, October 13, 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 Bird Walk and Seed Collection

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

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

Repeats every week every Friday 7 times.
Friday, October 5, 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, Skokie Lagoons, Winnetka

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

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

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

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]). 

Chicago Audubon Migration Walk, Thatcher Woods, River Forest

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 7:30am
Location:
Trailside Museum, 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Chicago Audubon Migration Walk

Saturday, September 22, 7:30 a.m.

Thatcher Woods, River Forest

We should find migrant warblers, sparrows and others, and resident woodpeckers and other woodland birds along the Des Plaines River, with a good chance of seeing lingering butterflies and dragonflies. Meet at Trailside Museum, 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest (708-366-6530). Leader: John Elliott ([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]). 

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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