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Timberdoodle Hike

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 6:00pm

Join Chicago Ornithological Society on an evening hike to observe the spectacular mating dance of the Timberdoodle. All ages and experience levels are welcome on this sunset adventure through the Cook County Forest Preserve’s newest land and water reserve. Terrain may be wet or waterlogged so wear appropriate foot wear and dress for the weather. To sign up, please email: chicagobirder@gmail.com.

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Ornithology 101: Winging it with Waterfowl

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 1:00pm

Start waterfowl migration season off right with this indoor presentation featuring tips to make waterfowl identification easier. Learn field marks to watch for and how to use a spotting scope.

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Bird Walk

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 7:30am

A morning bird walk. Meet at Picnic Grove #1.

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An ecological survey of the prairie vegetation of Illinois / by Homer C. Sampson. Printed by authority of the state of Illinois.

New Book Arrivals - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00pm
An ecological survey of the prairie vegetation of Illinois / by Homer C. Sampson. Printed by authority of the state of Illinois.
Author: Sampson, H. C. (Homer Cleveland), 1885-
Call Number: QK938.P7S26 1921

An enumeration of Illinois Pteridophyta / George Neville Jones.

New Book Arrivals - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00pm
An enumeration of Illinois Pteridophyta / George Neville Jones.
Author: Jones, George Neville, 1904-
Call Number: QK525 .J66 1947

On the forests of La Salle County Illinois / by Geo. D. Fuller and P.D. Strausbaugh, University of Chicago.

New Book Arrivals - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00pm
On the forests of La Salle County Illinois / by Geo. D. Fuller and P.D. Strausbaugh, University of Chicago.
Author: Fuller, George D. (George Damon), 1869-

Woodcock Walk

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 6:30pm

An evening Timberdoodle walk. Meet at Picnic Grove #1.

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Bog Sucker Hunt

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 6:30pm

Start inside with a short intro, then take a walk to observe the male woodcock spiraling upward in the darkening sky, then tumbling back down. Ages 7 & up.

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Chicago World Flower & Garden Show

New Book Arrivals - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 9:00pm
Chicago World Flower & Garden Show
Call Number: Ephemera 2

A Souvenir Of A Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago

New Book Arrivals - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 9:00pm
A Souvenir Of A Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago
Call Number: Ephemera 1

[Exhibits at the Flower Show, Chicago Coliseum]

New Book Arrivals - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 9:00pm
[Exhibits at the Flower Show, Chicago Coliseum]
Call Number: Postcard 30

Birding Trip to Bemis Woods South

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 8:00am

Wintering woodland birds, early migrants. Park at Grove 8, north end of lot (past Treetop Adventure). Contact: dfstotz@gmail.com. Updates: chicagoaudubon.org.

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Bulletin / Women's National Farm and Garden Association.

New Book Arrivals - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 7:00pm
Bulletin / Women's National Farm and Garden Association.
Author: Woman's National Farm and Garden Association.
Call Number: SB1.H6 1921

The American florist

New Book Arrivals - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 7:00pm
The American florist
Call Number: SB403.A5 1910

11th annual Chicago Flower Show.

New Book Arrivals - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 7:00pm
11th annual Chicago Flower Show.
Call Number: Pamphlet 27

LaBagh Woods Bird Walk & Workday

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 7:30am

Find early migrants and join an optional restoration workday afterward. Wear boots. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Updates: chicagobirder.org

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Migration Mysteries

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 1:00pm

There’s a lot to learn about animal migration. Take a quick peek at what we do know with Chicago Audubon Society’s John Elliott. Birds will be featured, with a glimpse at other migrants. Ages 18 & up. Registration required; call (708) 366-6530.

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Early Morning Bird Walk

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 8:00am

Join us for a bird walk to view migrating and resident birds, led by Chicago Audubon’s John Elliott. Binoculars available to lend. Ages 14 & up.

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Bog Sucker Hunt

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:30pm

Start inside with a short intro, then take a walk to observe the male woodcock spiraling upward in the darkening sky, then tumbling back down. Ages 7 & up.

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15th annual Chicago Flower Show.

New Book Arrivals - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:00pm
15th annual Chicago Flower Show.
Call Number: Pamphlet 26

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