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CAS Wooded Island Birdwalks - Saturdays

Location:
Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry, in Chicago's Jackson Park.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 26 2015.
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:00am

Chicago's Jackson Park.
Every Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

These wonderful walks continue throughout the year. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry. To read a Chicago Tribune article on Wooded Island by Barbara Brotman from September 5, 2012, click here!

CAS Wooded Island Birdwalks - Wednesdays

Location:
Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry, in Chicago's Jackson Park.
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Thu Dec 31 2015.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:15am

Chicago's Jackson Park.
Every Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

These wonderful walks continue throughout the year. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry. To read a Chicago Tribune article on Wooded Island by Barbara Brotman from September 5, 2012, click here!

Wild Things Conference

Location:
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:30am

This 6th Biennial day-long conference brings together the region’s best experts, professionals, dedicated volunteers and all those who care about nature. Presentations and workshops will explore the latest in natural areas, conservation and advocacy, wildlife protection and monitors. The conference is for everyone from newcomers to experts, and showcases Chicago area places from backyards to refuges.

Montrose Point Sanctuary Master Plan & Restoration Management Public Meeting

Location:
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, South Gallery. 2430 North Cannon Drive, Chicago.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Chicago Park District and Conservation Design Forum are hosting a public meeting to present the latest drafts of the Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary Master Plan and Natural Areas Management Plan. If you are interested in learning and contributing to the future of Montrose Point, please join us for a conversation regarding the development of these plans for the site. If you have questions about the meeting, please contact Jason Steger at (312) 742–4072. (Parking available along North Cannon Drive.)

Get to Know the Birds in your Backyards and Neighborhood

Location:
Eisenhower Public Library District, 4613 North Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, Illinois
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy their beauty and become more aware of what they are doing as you watch them. This presentation will help you learn more about their lives, behaviors, songs, and what you can do to attract them to your yard. The program will be presented by Roberta Asher, Chicago Audubon Board Member. Location:  Eisenhower Public Library District, 4613 North Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, Illinois. If you have any questions or need directions, please contact Penny Blubaugh at 708-867-2258.

CAS Wooded Island Birdwalks 2014 - Wednesdays

Location:
Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry, in Chicago's Jackson Park.
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 31 2014.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 7:15am

Chicago's Jackson Park.
Every Wednesday at 7:15 a.m.

These wonderful walks continue throughout the year. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry. To read a Chicago Tribune article on Wooded Island by Barbara Brotman from September 5, 2012, click here!

CAS Wooded Island Birdwalks 2014 - Saturdays

Location:
Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry, in Chicago's Jackson Park.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Wed Dec 31 2014.
Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 8:00am

Chicago's Jackson Park.
Every Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

These wonderful walks continue throughout the year. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of Museum of Science and Industry. To read a Chicago Tribune article on Wooded Island by Barbara Brotman from September 5, 2012, click here!

Skokie Lagoons workdays

Location:
Tower Road parking lot, east of the lagoon bridge.
Repeats every month on the second Saturday 12 times.
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 9:00am

10:00 a.m. every second Saturday of the month.
These workdays are continuous throughout the year.

The Chicago Audubon Society sponsors regular monthly workdays at Skokie Lagoons every second Saturday of the month. Activities include buckthorn cutting, brush pile burning, and other management activities. Wear work clothes. Meet at the Tower Road parking lot, east of the lagoon bridge. For further information, please call Dave Kosnik at (847) 456-6368. Everyone is welcome!

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