Tips to maximize your experience:
1. Turn audio/narration ON (gear symbol on top right) to hear bird calls and sounds of nature.
2. Pan through the various scenes using the right and left arrows at the bottom of the expedition pane.
3. While moving through panes, click on 'points of interests' (ex. photo icons) to activate the information pop-ups.
4. If you have a virtual reality headset, open the tour in the Expeditions app.
5. Make sure to scroll down and explore all THREE expeditions:
Indian Ridge Marsh
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The preserve offers 5 miles of trails for hiking, 4 miles of trails for bicycling and cross-country skiing, and a 1-mile self-guided nature trail.
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A dedicated space for Audubon Great Lakes network to experience and explore birds safely and from the comfort of your home. Transport yourself into the world of Great Lakes' birds and spring migration today.
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Restoration Internship Program
Building the next generation of conservation leaders.
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At Orland Grassland volunteers and professional advisers focus on restoration, preservation, and partnership.
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Ways You Can Help
Join A Chapter
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.
Donate to Audubon
Help secure the future for birds at risk from climate change, habitat loss and other threats. Your support will power our science, education, advocacy and on-the-ground conservation efforts.