Event archive

WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 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!

SKOKIE LAGOONS BIRD WALK

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 7:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, WINNETKA

Chicago Audubon Society and the Forest Preserves of Cook County Big Year bird walk. Members, non-members, all levels welcome. Meet at the Forest Preserve parking lot on the north side of Willow Road, just east of the Edens Expressway in Winnetka. The walk will last about 2 hours. Join us for as long as you like and leave early if you need to get to work.  Leaders:  Laurel Ross, [email protected] and John Elliott. 

WORKDAY - SKOKIE LAGOONS

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, WINNETKA

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. These workdays are sponsored by Chicago Audubon. Everyone is welcome!

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

SALK CREEK BIRD WALK, BEMIS WOODS

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
WESTERN SPRINGS. MEET AT BEMIS WOODS PARKING LOT

Meet at the Bemis Woods parking lot on the west side of Wolf Road, south of 31st Street and north of Ogden in Western Springs. Walk leader and contact: Doug Stotz, [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join our walks!

WORKDAY - SKOKIE LAGOONS

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00am
Location:
MEET AT TOWER ROAD PARKING LOT, WINNETKA

This workday event is scheduled for every second Saturday, all year round, unless a cancellation occurs. 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.  These workdays are sponsored by Chicago Audubon, and you do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

WORKDAY - BILL JARVIS MIGRATORY BIRD SANCTUARY

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9:00am
Location:
BILL JARVIS MIGRATORY BIRD SANCTUARY, CHICAGO

Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary Workday:  9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Come to the shed to receive a free parking pass to park in the golf course parking lot. Tools, gloves, refreshments, and restroom are provided. Work to be done: Removing invasive species and other restoration. Please wear long sleeves, long pants, and sturdy shoes. Work gloves, tools and instructions will be provided.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALK

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D.

It's migration time and the birds are passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793. Everyone is welcome!

 

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

BIRD WALK AND WORK DAY - BILL JARVIS MIGRATORY BIRD SANCTUARY - "GIVE BACK TO THE BIRDS"

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 7:00am
Location:
BILL JARVIS MIGRATORY BIRD SANCTUARY

BIRD WALK:  7:00 to 9:00 a.m.  The Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary, in Lincoln Park east of Lake Shore Drive at Addison Street, is a magnet for migrant birds in spring and fall. The walk will cover as much of the 10-acre Sanctuary as possible. The Sanctuary volunteers continue restoration of the native habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife year round.

SKOKIE LAGOONS BIRD WALK

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, WINNETKA

Skokie Lagoons Bird Walk, Winnetka.  The Walk will last about two hours, but because this walk is on a weekday, join us for as long as you can and leave early if you need to get to work. Meet at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Road, just east of the Edens Expressway in Winnetka. Keep checking this website (chicagoaudubon.org) for confirmation in case we need to change the starting time or location.

EAGLE OPTICS DAY

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 N PULASKI ROAD, BUILDING D

From 10:00 a.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m.  North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Road, Building D. This is Chicago Audubon's annual visit from the largest independent dealer of high quality binoculars, scopes, and all types of optical equipment. A variety of equipment will be on display and experts will be available all day to answer questions and give guidance. This event is open to the public. If you have questions or need directions, call our office at (773) 539-6793. Bring family and friends!

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

MONTROSE POINT BIRD WALK--Pre-Eagle Optics Event

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:00am
Location:
MONTROSE POINT

This Walk will take place on Eagle Optics Day at the incredible Montrose Point Magic Hedge on the lakefront. Be sure to dress for the early morning chill. Meet at Montrose Point at 7:00 a.m. to view many migratory birds, then leave Montrose around 9:30 for North Park Village Nature Center to warm up with hot coffee, tea, and some bird talk. Then starting around 10:00 a.m., enjoy Eagle Optics Day right there in the Nature Center.

BUSSE WOODS FOREST PRESERVE BIRD WALK

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:30am
Location:
BUSSE WOODS (surrounded by Schaumburg/Elk Grove Village/Arlington Heights)

We'll be searching for late migrant warblers, flycatchers, sparrows, early waterfowl, and year round resident birds. Wear hiking boots (we'll be walking on paved and unpaved paths), 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. The entrance is just west of the new bridge over Higgins Road, and just east of I-290/IL 53. Walk leader and contact is Alan Anderson. Maximum is 15 participants.

BIG BEND BIRD WALK

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
LAKE FOREST PRESERVE, DES PLAINES

We'll be searching for late migrant warblers, flycatchers, sparrows, early waterfowl, and year round resident birds. Wear hiking boots (trails can be wet) and bring binoculars. The first half of the trip will be around the lake and Des Plaines Rivers. For the second half we'll be walking in the woods and on the bicycle path. Meet at the picnic shelter on the right/north, after you enter the preserve.

FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY PARTY

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
VARIOUS COOK COUNTY LOCATIONS

The Forest Preserves of Cook County are throwing a party and everyone is invited. Join the celebration of nearly 70,000 acres of public land on National Public Lands Day with our first Party for the Preserves. Five camp locations will have activities throughout the day with varying starting times and will include activites such as log-carving, shelter building, native plant hike, firewood splitting, and many others.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00am
Location:
NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS EVERY SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AT 8:00 a.m. Meet at the North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. It will be migration time and the birds will be passing through! Please join us to walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are welcome. Membership with Chicago Audubon is not required to attend these walks. If you have questions or need directions, please call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

SKOKIE LAGOONS BIRD WALK

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 7:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, WINNETKA

Skokie Lagoons Bird Walk, Winnetka.  The Walk will last about two hours, but because this walk is on a weekday, join us for as long as you can and leave early if you need to get to work. Meet at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Road, just east of the Edens Expressway in Winnetka. Keep checking this website (chicagoaudubon.org) for confirmation in case we need to change the starting time or location.

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