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BIRD WALK TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, RIVER FOREST

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00am
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 738 THATCHER AVE, AT CHICAGO AVE, RIVER FOREST

THE BIRDS THINK IT IS SPRING

As soon as days begin to lengthen, the cardinals, chickadees, and other birds sing to court and to set up territories. See what our resident birds are up to on a walk, feeder watch, or both, depending on the weather. For more information, contact the Trailside Museum at 708-366-6530. For adults and teens.

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NATURE BOOK CLUB -- TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, RIVER FOREST

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 734 THATCHER AVE, AT CHICAGO AVE, RIVER FOREST

Join and help to organize a new book discussion group sponsored by Trailside and the Chicago Audubon Society. Suggested for the first session:  Coyote America, by Don Flores. Join us if you are interested and even if you haven't had a chance to read this book. Call Trailside Museum for details at 708-366-6530. For adults and teens.

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WILD SUBURBIA Presentation and Discussion, River Forest

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 734 THATCHER AVE, AT CHICAGO AVE, RIVER FOREST

WILD SUBURBIA - Presentation and Discussion

Bring your questions and concerns about wildlife in our backyards to this presentation and discussion facilitated by Chicago Audubon's John Elliott. Coyotes seem to be everywhere. Will we soon see bears or wolves? How do animals get into our neighborhoods, and how can we best live with them? Registration required. Please call Trailside Museum at 708-366-6530 to register. Adults only. 

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SKOKIE LAGOONS WORK DAY, WINNETKA

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA

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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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
Saturday, December 30, 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!

Chicago Audubon Owl Calling and Urban Bird Count, Trailside Museum, River Forest

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 734 THATCHER AVE, AT CHICAGO AVE, RIVER FOREST

Hear the early morning owls calling as part of the winter Urban Bird Count. Contact John Elliott at [email protected] for information about this early but fascinating event! Meet at the Trailside Museum, 738 Thatcher Ave, at Chicago Ave, River Forest. 

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALK--BEMIS WOODS NORTH, WESTCHESTER

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
BEMIS WOOD NORTH, WESTCHESTER

Late fall migrants, sparrows, kinglets, creepers, etc. Leader:  Douglas Stotz ([email protected]). Meet at Wolf Road between 31st and Ogden, at easternmost part of parking lot, Westchester. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BIRD WALK, SPRING LAKE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SPRING CREEK, IN SPRING LAKE FOREST PRESERVE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Chicago Audubon "Big Month" Bird Walk, Spring Creek, in the Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Barrington Hills, 7:00 a.m. Meet at Penny Road Parking lot, which is on East Penny Road, Barrington Hills. There is never a charge for our walks, but please contact walk leader to register in advance: Craig Stettner at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS AT NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 28 2017.
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D

EVERY SATURDAY IN BOTH SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER.  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.

FIELD MUSEUM "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, CHICAGO

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, 11201 S AVE B, CHICAGO

Fall migrants, including diversity of waterfowl. Leaders:  Josh Engel ([email protected]), and John Bates. Meet at 11201 S Ave B, Chicago in parking lot by caretakers' building. 

FIELD MUSEUM "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, CHICAGO

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, 11201 S AVE B, CHICAGO

Fall migrants, including diversity of waterfowl. Leaders:  Josh Engel ([email protected]), and John Bates. Meet at 11201 S Ave B, Chicago in parking lot by caretakers' building. You do not need to be a member of Field Museum or Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

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