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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!

 

WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
Saturday, April 8, 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 BIRD WALKS-EVERY SATURDAY APRIL AND MAY

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat May 27 2017.
Saturday, April 8, 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!

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!

 

"THE BIRDS THINK IT'S SPRING" Bird Walk Trailside Museum, River Forest

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 738 THATCHER AVE, RIVER FOREST

Our calendars say it is still winter, but our resident birds have been courting and establishing territories for weeks. Join Chicago Audubon representative John Elliott on a walk to see what resident birds are up to. For adults and older children.  If you have questions, call Trailside Museum at 708-366-6530. 

 

 

PROGRAM: "THE GHOSTS OF CONSERVATION" at Trailside Museum, River Forest

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Location:
TRAILSIDE MUSEUM, 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Take a virtual trip to where our heroes of conservation lived and worked. Presented by Chicago Audubon representative, John Elliott. For adults and teens. For questions, please call Trailside Museum (708-366-6530). Don't miss this intriguing program!

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