Audubon Chicago Region and the Bird Conservation Network (BCN) work together to share information about the conservation needs of birds to improve habitat throughout our region.
Join these projects now:
If you know our breeding birds by site and sound, and can spare two mornings in June, join the BCN Survey of birds in our local preserves. List of sites that need monitors
Monitors work contributes to local bird conservation in many ways. Here are examples:
New! [doc:158091|link:Summary of Endangered and Threatened Birds in the Calumet Region with Management Recommendations] (by Walter Marcisz, BCN monitor)
Ten-year report on Bartel Grassland (using results from BCN bird monitors and Audubon plant monitors)
Recommendations to increase grassland bird populations in Kane County (using results from BCN monitors)
Results from previous projects:
Coming next February!
Coming next April!
Beginning Grassland Bird Monitors Pilot
Other monitoring opportunities are available at the Habitat Project website
Ways You Can Help
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Audubon chapters create a culture of conservation in local communities through education and advocacy, focusing on the conservation of birds and conservation of important habitats.
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