Event archive

WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALKS, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 29 2018.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 8:00am
Location:
WOODED ISLAND, 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 the east side of 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 WALK AT CAMP PINE WOODS

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:45am
Location:
W LAKE AVE & N DES PLAINES RIVER ROAD, GLENVIEW

The Walk begins at 7:45 a.m. and lasts for 2 hours. Search for birds, and explore the  site of this new shrubland habitat restoration. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Meet in last section of parking lot, south side of Lake Ave and just east of the river. Walk leader: John Elliott at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our activities. Everyone is welcome!

Always check  this website for updates (chicagoaudubon.org).

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"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" AT DEER GROVE, CAMP REINBERG, PALATINE

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location:
DEER GROVE, CAMP REINBERG, PALATINE

"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" -- CONTINUES THIS MORING UNTIL 11:00 A.M. A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON YESTERDAY'S CALENDAR PAGE. THE EVENT BEGAN MAY 11 AT 4:00 P.M.  KEEP AN EYE ON OUR CALENDAR NEXT YEAR FOR A POSSIBLE REPEAT OF THIS WONDERFUL EVENT. 

 

"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" at Deer Grove, Camp Reinberg, Palatine

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location:
DEER GROVE, CAMP REINBERG, PALATINE

"CAMPING WITH THE BIRDS" scheduled for May 11 and 12.

UNFORTUNATELY WE HAD TO CANCEL THIS EVENT

BECAUSE THE WEATHER DID NOT COOPERATE

Keep an eye on this space because we might be able to reschedule for a fall date so you can join us for "Camping with the Birds" at Deer Grove, Camp Reinberg, Palatine. For campers 10 years old and up. Children must be accompanied by adults. We will offer owling and a campfire sing-along. The next morning, there will be early morning bird walks through grasslands and woodlands, including a special walk for new birders. Chicago Audubon will host a free breakfast for its members (so join now!). Bring your own food for dinner and breakfast if you are not a member. Binoculars will be available if needed, and camping gear can be rented. You may skip the planned activities as you please. Prices listed below are possibly subject to change:

~ Non-electric tent sites are $17.50 for up to 6 people/2 tents (special half-off price).

~ Cabins housing up to 10 people are $125.

We will publish a date as soon as it has been confirmed and then  you can reserve your tent site or cabin, by contacting Chicago Audubon at 773-539-6793 or [email protected]

(RV sites for $50 will also be available but cannot be reserved through Chicago Audubon. Sign up for those now at www.fpdcc.com/camping.) 

For more general information, email: [email protected].

FALL DATE WILL BE PUBLISHED  WHEN DETAILS ARE CONFIRMED.

WATCH THIS SPACE!

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CHICAGO AUDUBON CAMP PINE WOODS WORKDAY, GLENVIEW

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

9:00 a.m. - Chicago Audubon Camp Pine Woods Workday. Come join the chance to help a prairie and shrubland become an even better habitat for native plants and wildlife. Location: Euclid/Lake Avenue between Des Plaines and Glenview, just east of the Des Plaines River. Enter from east bound; no left turn from west bound.  Leader: Ken Schaefer; RSVP to Laurel Ross at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our activities.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALK AT CAMP PINE WOODS, GLENVIEW

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:45am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

The Walk begins at 7:45 a.m. Explore birds in this new shrubland habitat restoration. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Meet in last section of parking lot, south side of Lake Ave and just east of the river. Walk leader:  Judy Pollock at [email protected].

This walk will be followed by a Camp Pine Woods Workday at 9:00 a.m.

CAMP PINE WORK DAY

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES

CAMP PINE WOODS WORKDAY

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

There will be another Camp Pine Woods workday on Sunday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tools will be provided.  Meet at the farthest parking lot at Camp Pine Woods on Euclid/Lake Avenue between Des Plaines and Glenview, just east of the Des Plaines River. Enter from east bound, no left turn from west bound (turn around on River Road).  No RSVP required but if you need more information, contact Laurel Ross at [email protected].  

CAMP PINE WOODS BRUSH CUTTING WORK DAY

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Location:
CAMP PINE WOODS, EUCLID/LAKE AVENUE BETWEEN GLENVIEW AND DES PLAINES
~ CAMP PINE WOODS BRUSH CUTTING ~
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
10:00 a.m. TO 1:00 p.m.
 
Seeds have been gathered, cleaned and spread. Now it's time to continue to cut brush. Please join the CAS Camp Pine restoration group for this important restoration project. The focus will be on removing invasive brush, primarily buckthorn. Tools will be provided. Dress for the weather. Meet at the farthest parking lot at Camp Pine Woods on Euclid/Lake Avenue between Des Plaines and Glenview, just east of the Des Plaines River. Enter from east bound, no left turn from west bound (turn around on River Road).
 
No RSVP required, but if you need more information, contact Laurel Ross at [email protected]. Please join us for this next stage in the restoration project. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate in any of our events. Everyone is welcome!
 
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS NEXT STAGE
IN AN IMPORTANT RESTORATION PROJECT!
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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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