Riverbank Neighbors Fundraiser

Riverbank Neighbors Fundraiser

Half Acre Beer Company (map)

July 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM

This group of volunteers, including past COS president Sigrid Schmidt, has worked over many years to improve bird habitat along the east side of the North Branch of the Chicago River, north of Irving Park.  Join us for a fundraiser and enjoy craft beers at Half Acre Beer Company.

Calumet Marshes Bird Walk

Calumet Marshes Bird Walk

O'Brien Lock (map)

July 30, 2017 - 8:00am

Meet at O'Brien Lock & Dam to explore Calumet wetlands such as Hegewisch Marsh, Indian Ridge, Big Marsh, and Burnham Prairie.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 16, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 23, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Rainbow Beach Bird Walk and Work Day

Rainbow Beach Bird Walk and Work Day

August 26, 2017 - 7:00am

Rainbow Beach is big with a natural area that often hosts large numbers of birds, especially fall sparrows (think Nelson’s Sparrow). The rest of the park also is heavily used by migrant birds. We’ll also see lots of migrating dragonflies, butterflies and possibly an interesting mammal or two.

Calumet Water Reclamation Plant - Shorebirds - *Registration Required*

Calumet Water Reclamation Plant - Shorebirds - *Registration Required*

August 27, 2017 - 7:30 am

Don't miss this opportunity to visit the region's premier shorebird site. Combined trip with Evanston North Shore Bird Club.  Meet at Sewage Ponds at 7:30 a.m.  Limit: 25 people. Advance sign-up for this trip is required. 

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 30, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.