Birdathon! 2017, May 13 and 14 -- Join a team and have some fun counting birds, raise money for Chicago Audubon programs and goals! Read about Chicago Audubon's 2nd Annual Spring Photo Contest, and enjoy a book review about a wonderful book, Flora of the Chicago Region.
Details of the 2017 Environmental Awards Banquet, Membership Meeting and evening's program; upcoming Chicago Audubon Program on Jackson Park; bird monitor training.
Read details of Chicago Audubon's March 25 Awards Banquet, list of Awardees and Members Meeting. After the Members Meeting, the evening's program, "The Ghosts of Conservation" will be given by Chicago Audubon Board Member John Elliot, an unusual program that contains a few surprises! The Banquet will take place at the Silver Stallion Restaurant in Des Plaines. For driving directions to the Silver Stallion, use this link: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=1275+mannheim+Road,+des+plaines,+IL&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=15&iwloc=addr
Read about the 117th Annual Christmas Bird Count, Why Native Plants are Better for Birds and People, and upcoming events.
Chicago Audubon's annual bird seed sale. Order deadline: October 13.
Winners of Chicago Audubon's First Annual Photo Contest; The Migratory Bird Treaty Act over 100 years of helping migratory birds survive; #birdthepreserves continues.
Birdathon! 2016 - coming Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 - Chicago Audubon's annual two-day bird count; details of how to participate in five different categories. And the continuation of #birdthe preserves within the Cook County Forest Preserve Districts!
MANY NEW BIRD WALKS (#birdthepreserves) and BIRDING AMERICA XI REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!
The Birding America XI Symposium is coming March 19, an all-day symposium of exciting topics. You can register online!
Featured: The Birding America XI Conference will take place on March 19, 2016; the Great Crested Flycatcher; Whooping Crane protocols.