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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Location:
JACKSON PARK
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 28 2019.
Saturday, February 9, 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.

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 ([email protected]).

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

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.

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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