Event archive

Chicago Audubon 2018 Double Bird Blitz, Sagawau Environmental Learning Center/Bergman Slough, Lemont

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 7:30am
Location:
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, 1254 WEST 111TH ST, Lemont

DOUBLE BIRD BLITZ

SAGAWAU ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER/

BERGMAN SLOUGH, LEMONT

JUNE 1, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

June is a peak time for nesting birds in northeastern Illinois. We will hike Sagawau's trails to identify birds by field marks, vocalizations, behavior and habitat. About 10:15 we will car pool to a nearby site, Bergman Slough about 3.5 miles south, with different habitat to continue our Birding Bonanza. Bring binoculars, camera, and dress for the weather of the day! Location:  1254 West 111th Street, Lemont; 630-257-2045;   [email protected]

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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, May 26, 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 WALK AT CAMP PINE WOODS

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:45am
Location:
W LAKE AVE & N DES PLAINES RIVER ROAD, GLENVIEW

The Walk begins at 7:45 a.m. and lasts for 2 hours. Search for birds, and explore the  site of this new shrubland habitat restoration. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Meet in last section of parking lot, south side of Lake Ave and just east of the river. Walk leader: John Elliott at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our activities. Everyone is welcome!

Always check  this website for updates (chicagoaudubon.org).

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"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" AT DEER GROVE, CAMP REINBERG, PALATINE

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location:
DEER GROVE, CAMP REINBERG, PALATINE

"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" -- CONTINUES THIS MORING UNTIL 11:00 A.M. A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON YESTERDAY'S CALENDAR PAGE. THE EVENT BEGAN MAY 11 AT 4:00 P.M.  KEEP AN EYE ON OUR CALENDAR NEXT YEAR FOR A POSSIBLE REPEAT OF THIS WONDERFUL EVENT. 

 

"Camping with the Birds" at Deer Grove, Camp Reinberg, Palatine

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location:
Deer Grove, Camp Reinberg, Palatine

The Chicago Audubon event, "Camping with the Birds," that was originally scheduled for May 11 and 12 had to be cancelled because the weather did not cooperate. Keep an eye on this website (chicagoaudubon.org) and on future issues of the Compass newsletter for news of possible rescheduling.

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CHICAGO AUDUBON CAMP PINE WOODS WORKDAY, GLENVIEW

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

9:00 a.m. - Chicago Audubon Camp Pine Woods Workday. Come join the chance to help a prairie and shrubland become an even better habitat for native plants and wildlife. Location: Euclid/Lake Avenue between Des Plaines and Glenview, just east of the Des Plaines River. Enter from east bound; no left turn from west bound.  Leader: Ken Schaefer; RSVP to Laurel Ross at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our activities.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALK AT CAMP PINE WOODS, GLENVIEW

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:45am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

The Walk begins at 7:45 a.m. Explore birds in this new shrubland habitat restoration. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Meet in last section of parking lot, south side of Lake Ave and just east of the river. Walk leader:  Judy Pollock at [email protected].

This walk will be followed by a Camp Pine Woods Workday at 9:00 a.m.

CAMP PINE WORK DAY

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

CAMP PINE WOODS WORKDAY

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

There will be another Camp Pine Woods workday on Sunday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tools will be provided.  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 from east bound, no left turn from west bound (turn around on River Road).  No RSVP required but if you need more information, contact Laurel Ross at [email protected].  

CAMP PINE WOODS BRUSH CUTTING WORK DAY

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES
~ CAMP PINE WOODS BRUSH CUTTING ~
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
10:00 a.m. TO 1:00 p.m.
 
Seeds have been gathered, cleaned and spread. Now it's time to continue to cut brush. Please join the CAS Camp Pine restoration group for this important restoration project. The focus will be on removing invasive brush, primarily buckthorn. Tools will be provided. Dress for the weather. 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 from east bound, no left turn from west bound (turn around on River Road).
 
No RSVP required, but if you need more information, contact Laurel Ross at [email protected]. Please join us for this next stage in the restoration project. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our events. Everyone is welcome!
 
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS NEXT STAGE
IN AN IMPORTANT RESTORATION PROJECT!
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