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The fairyland of science / by Arabella B. Buckley.

New Book Arrivals - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:00am
The fairyland of science / by Arabella B. Buckley.
Author: Buckley, Arabella B. (Arabella Burton), 1840-1929.
Call Number: Q163.F5B83

Flowers and flower lore / by the Rev. Hilderic Friend.

New Book Arrivals - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:00am
Flowers and flower lore / by the Rev. Hilderic Friend.
Author: Friend, Hilderic, 1852-1940.
Call Number: QK83.F754 1886

The romance of nature : or, the poetical language of flowers / by Thomas Miller ; edited by Mrs. E. Oakes Smith.

New Book Arrivals - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:00am
The romance of nature : or, the poetical language of flowers / by Thomas Miller ; edited by Mrs. E. Oakes Smith.
Author: Miller, Thomas, 1807-1874.
Call Number: QK84.M55 1848

The Big Sit!

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:00am

Help us count the numbers and types of birds that live here. This ‘citizen science’ can help us make better decisions about the conservation of bird habitat. We need birders of any experience to help us for any part of the day. Registration preferred by 5/3.

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Birding Big Sit

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:00am

Sagawau is counting each individual bird as it visits a specific area. Bring your binoculars or borrow ours. Stay all morning or drop in for a few minutes. All ages.

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Friday Bird Hikes

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:30am

Catch the migration spirit and join us each Friday for a guided bird hike. If the weather and birds cooperate, join us for another hike at a different forest preserve in the area. Binoculars available. Participants will drive their own vehicles.

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Meconopsis for gardeners : the lure of the blue poppy / editor-in-chief : Christopher Grey-Wilson.

New Book Arrivals - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:00am
Meconopsis for gardeners : the lure of the blue poppy / editor-in-chief : Christopher Grey-Wilson.
Call Number: QK495.P22M43 2017

Perkins Woods Bird Walk

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 7:30am

This small preserve is a spring migrant hotspot. Added bonus: spring wildflowers. Street parking. Meet at corner of Bennett & Grant. Updates: ensbc.org

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Spring Bird Walk

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:00am

Get to know your birds with Wendy Paulson. Waterproof boots are strongly recommended. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars. Cosponsored by Audubon Chicago Region and Citizens for Conservation. RSVP Required by emailing Daniel Wear at dwear@audubon.org. Updates: citizensforconservation.org

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The avocado : botany, production and uses / edited by Bruce Schaffer, B. Nigel Wolstenholme, Anthony W. Whiley.

New Book Arrivals - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:00am
The avocado : botany, production and uses / edited by Bruce Schaffer, B. Nigel Wolstenholme, Anthony W. Whiley.
Call Number: SB379.A9A86 2013

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 8:00am

Bring your binoculars and enjoy the spring migration. We’ll visit Sand Ridge’s best birding spots and watch for some colorful warblers.

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Vertical gardens / Leigh Clapp & Hattie Klotz.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
Vertical gardens / Leigh Clapp & Hattie Klotz.
Author: Clapp, Leigh, author.
Call Number: SB463.5.C53 2016

Roberto Burle Marx lectures : landscape as art and urbanism / edited by Gareth Doherty ; photographs by Leonardo Finotti ; translations: Melissa Harkin, Moisés Lino e Silva.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
Roberto Burle Marx lectures : landscape as art and urbanism / edited by Gareth Doherty ; photographs by Leonardo Finotti ; translations: Melissa Harkin, Moisés Lino e Silva.
Author: Burle Marx, Roberto, 1909-1994.
Call Number: SB470.55.B6B87 2018

Pasta for nightingales : a 17th-century handbook of bird-care and folklore / Giovanni Pietro Olina ; with illustrations from the "Paper Museum" of Cassiano dal Pozzo.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
Pasta for nightingales : a 17th-century handbook of bird-care and folklore / Giovanni Pietro Olina ; with illustrations from the "Paper Museum" of Cassiano dal Pozzo.
Author: Olina, Giovanni Pietro, active 1622.
Call Number: QL673.O45 2018

The new seed-starters handbook / Nancy Bubel with Jean Nick.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
The new seed-starters handbook / Nancy Bubel with Jean Nick.
Author: Bubel, Nancy, author.
Call Number: SB121.B83 2018

Golden Fruit : a cultural history of oranges in Italy / Cristina Mazzoni.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
Golden Fruit : a cultural history of oranges in Italy / Cristina Mazzoni.
Author: Mazzoni, Cristina, 1965- author.
Call Number: SB370.O7M39 2018

The ever curious gardener : using a little natural science for a much better garden / by Lee Reich ; illustrations by Vicki Herzfeld Arlein.

New Book Arrivals - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:00am
The ever curious gardener : using a little natural science for a much better garden / by Lee Reich ; illustrations by Vicki Herzfeld Arlein.
Author: Reich, Lee, author.
Call Number: SB450.97.R45 2018

Morning Bird Walks

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 9:30am

Enjoy a casual guided walk with a Naturalist, to look for birds and bird behavior. All levels welcome. Binoculars available. No groups, please.

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Sand Ridge Nature Center Birding Trip

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 04/28/2018 - 8:00am

Look for migrating birds in woods, marsh and pond habitats. Beginning birders welcome; binoculars available. Updates: chicagobirder.org.

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Morning Bird Walks

Birding Events at the Forest Preserves - Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:00am

Birders of all experience can take an early morning walk through various habitats in search of birds making their way north. Bring binoculars if you have them. Limited binoculars available. No registration required.

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