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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 ([email protected]) for information. Trailside Museum is at 738 Thatcher Ave., at Chicago Ave., River Forest. https://goo.gl/maps/JgLMX9sC9aC2

WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Location:
WOODED ISLAND, JACKSON PARK
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, December 15, 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! 

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA
Saturday, December 8, 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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Spring Creek Forest Preserve Bird Walk

Location:
Spring Creek Forest Preserve, Barrington Hills
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:30am

We'll begin this search for winter birds across the street from the Penny Road Pond parking lot, walking around Galloping Hill Prairie and the Hidden Fen. We will then cross Penny Road and into the woods, paying particular attention to any open water at the time. These are not paved trails; be prepared for snow on trails. Penny Road Pond, Penny Road between Healy and Old Sutton, one mile west of Penny Road Pub.

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, December 1, 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.  

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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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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