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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
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 Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of the Museum of Science & Industry. 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!

EAGLE OPTICS DAY

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, BUILDING D, 5801 N PULASKI ROAD, CHICAGO

LOCATION:  NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, BUILDING D, 5801 N PULASKI ROAD, CHICAGO.

TIME:  FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS-EVERY SATURDAY APRIL AND MAY

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat May 27 2017.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 N PULASKI ROAD, BUILDING D

COME JOIN US FOR MIGRATION TIME TO SEE MANY BIRDS AND WALK THROUGH THE BEAUTIFUL SPRING 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 JOIN US. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

RIVER TRAIL NATURE CENTER BIRD WALK, NORTHBROOK

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30am
Location:
RIVER TRAIL NATURE CENTER, 3120 MILWAUKEE AVE, NORTHBROOK

We'll look for migrants and active residents on center trails. Walk begins at River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook. Walk Leader: Chicago Audubon representative, John Elliott (708-567-4363). The Nature Center invites birders to stay after the walk for their Restoration Work Day which begins at10:00 a.m. (for questions about the Work Day, call the River Trail Nature Center at 847-824-8360).

 

 

 

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON BUSSE WOODS BIRD WALK, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS/ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:30am
Location:
BUSSE WOODS BOATING CENTER ENTRANCE, JUST EAST OF I-290/IL 53, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS/ELK GROVE VILLAGE

We'll be searching for sparrows, late migrant waterfowl, and early warblers. Wear hiking boots (we'll be walking on paved and unpaved paths), and bring binoculars. The walk will last about 2 hours. Meet in the parking lot of the Boathouse at the far end of the Busse Woods Boating Center entrance.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BEMIS WOODS BIRD WALK, WESTCHESTER

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
BEMIS WOODS NORTH, WOLF ROAD, BETWEEN 31ST AND OGDEN, WESTCHESTER

Look for migrant sparrows, woodpeckers, early warblers, and resident woodland birds. Bemis Woods North, Wolf Road, between 31st and Ogden, Westchester. Park at Bemis Woods North, easternmost part of parking area, just west of Wolf Road. Walk leader: Doug Stotz ([email protected]).

CHICAGO AUDUBON SKOKIE LAGOONS BIRD WALK, WINNETKA

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
WINNETKA-WILLOW ROAD AT I-94 (ERICKSON WOODS PARKING LOT)

In anticipation of the flood of birds to come, we'll look for early sparrows, kinglets, and warblers. Meet at Erickson Woods Parking Lot, Willow Road at I-94, Winnetka. Walk leader:  Dave Willard ([email protected]).

 

NEW DATE--Chicago Audubon Program--"Lake Front Migrants--Why Jackson Park Matters"

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 N PULASKI ROAD, BUILDING D

In a recent informal poll of birders taken through the listserv called IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts), Jackson Park was ranked as the sixth best birding spot in the entire state of Illinois. Field Museum Conservation Ecologist and local birding guru, Dr. Doug Stotz, will give an illustrated, data-filled talk demonstrating the extremely high value for migratory birds of the habitats in Jackson Park. Don't miss this informative and inspirational program. Light refreshments at 7:00 p.m.

DATE FOR PROGRAM ABOUT JACKSON PARK HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 13--Chicago Audubon Program--"LAKE FRONT MIGRANTS-WHY JACKSON PARK MATTERS"

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D--NEW DATE FOR THIS PROGRAM: SEE THURSDAY, APRIL 13

DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 13 FOR PROGRAM "LAKE FRONT MIGRANTS--WHY JACKSON PARK MATTERS" 

SAME LOCATION:  NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER 5801 NORTH PULASKI ROAD, BUILDING D

SAME TIME:  7:00 P.M.

 

 

SKOKIE LAGOONS WORKDAY

Repeats every month on the second Saturday until Sat Jun 10 2017.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Location:
Skokie Lagoons at Tower Road parking lot in Winnetka, east of the lagoon bridge.

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. Everyone is welcome!

 

2017 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS BANQUET AND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:15pm
Location:
SILVER STALLION RESTAURANT--DES PLAINES

The Chicago Audubon's Biennial Environmental Awards Program and Annual Membership Meeting will take place on March 25 at the Silver Stallion Restaurant in Des Plaines, 1275 Lee/Manheim Avenues (between Algonquin and Oakton) in Des Plaines. Cash bar at 5:15 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Members Meeting (which is also open to the public).

SKOKIE LAGOONS BIRD WALK--WINNETKA

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS--WINNETKA

Look for lingering winter birds and the front-runners of spring migration. Go to Willow Road at I-94 (Erickson Woods Parking Lot). Walk Leader is Dave Willard ([email protected]). You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join our walks. Everyone is welcome!

 

BEMIS WOODS SOUTH BIRD WALK--WESTERN SPRINGS

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
BEMIS WOODS SOUTH, 1100 OGDEN AVE, WESTERN SPRINGS

Look for wintering woodland birds and early migrants. Park at Bemis Woods South, Grove 8, far north end of parking area (past Go Ape Treetop Adventure). Walk Leader:  Doug Stotz ([email protected]). You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join the walk. Everyone is welcome!

 

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