Openlands is pleased to offer Birds in my Neighborhood™, a volunteer-driven program for 2nd to 5th grade classrooms with the goal of acquainting students with nature in their community through the observation of birds.
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Urban Biodiversity Week, May 13th to May 19th! This event is part of the National Urban Biodiversity Week, a seven-city collaboration to bring urban dwellers into contact with local flora and fauna. Urban Biodiversity Week will showcase events in the Millennium Reserve: Calumet Core area. It will celebrate urban biodiversity and conservation activities and will provide opportunities for local residents and visitors to participate in outdoor activities in the Calumet region.
See the website for a list of events: Illinois Biodiversity Week website
Register by May 3rd, 2013 for the Urban Biodiversity Week Bird Walk at the Calument Water Reclamation Plant led by COS member Walter Marcisz on May 19, 2013.
Join Rob and Tara Cahill of Community Cloud Forest Conservation as they share their experiences from 10 years in Guatemala's central highlands.