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Saturday, February 23 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Bird Conservation in the Forest Preserves of Cook County

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Bird monitors, researchers and stewards discuss what it takes to maintain or restore key bird habitat types. They will share a new publication that uses monitoring data to identify the most important preserves for birds in the Cook County Forest Preserves and shares best practices for habitat restoration. Two smaller preserves with many challenges and attempted solutions—Somme Prairie Grove and Somme Prairie Nature Preserve—serve as examples. Bring your questions!


Jim Herkert

Illinois Audubon Society

Stephen Packard

Site Steward, Somme Preserves

Judith Pollock

Living Habitats, Chicago Audubon Society, Chicago Ornithological Society

Laurel Ross

Chicago Audubon Society

Saturday February 23, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm CST
rms. 33, 34