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THORN CREEK NATURE CENTER AND WOODLANDS
is our partner in conservation education for children as well as adults and presents programs regularly towards that goal.
The TCNC Fall Newsletter is now available complete with EVENTS CALENDAR; PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS, DATES AND TIMES; and LATEST NEWS.
WINTER BIRD COUNT!!
Saturday, December 23rd
If you wish to participate, we can place you on a Team. No experience necessary!
Call AL at 708-522-5277 and leave a message.
Spring Bluebird Surveys
Goodenow Grove, Beecher
April thru August Weekly Surveys of Nesting Boxes. If you wish to volunteer, call Al at 708-522-5277 - leave a message.
GREAT FIELD TRIPS 2017-18!
Click 2017-2018 LIST
Birds and small animals.
Many thanks to Susan W. for the info.
NEW TO THORN CREEK AUDUBON?
Just click to find the numerous projects and events TCA sponsors or partners in during the year. Its just $15 per year to join and participate in the many successes of TCA in the conservation, environment and education theater. Questions can be directed to any of the Directors listed on our "About Us" page on this website. Be part of the solution!
Wednesday, December 6th, 7PM
Park Forest Library
Barb Lucas presents:
"Kankakee Sands: Birds & Bison on the Prairie"
Kankakee Sands in northwest Indiana is over 8,000 acres of prairie planted in the past 20 years by The Nature Conservancy. This program will discuss the purpose of the property with a focus on it's unique bird species. Short-eared Owls, Blue Grosbeaks, Henslow's Sparrows and more can be found at various times of the year. A growing bison herd was introduced to the property last October. Ten calves were born this spring.
Wednesday, January 3rd, 7PM
A Chance to Show Your Photos
Please contact Linda Hickey (LinH1000@comcast.net) if you would like to show photos, videos or other items of interest to our members (All topics will be subject to Thorn Creek Audubon Board approval).
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Park Forest Library 7PM
Lee Witkowski chronicles the life and accomplishments of John James Audubon; artist, biologist, birder, author of "Birds of North America" and where Audubon Society got its name.
ANNUAL AUDUBON ADVENTURES APPEAL
Thorn Creek Audubon Society for years has been providing Audubon Adventures magazines and workbooks free of charge to classrooms and teachers in our area to help educate young people about the environment and the need to preserve it for future generations. The magazine is designed for the third through sixth grades. Along with your donation of $45.95 you can send the information for a teacher/classroom of your choice and we will be sure the magazine (30 copies) is delivered to them 4 times this year.Contributions should be sent to"Thorn Creek Audubon Adventures Fund"; Sue Putnam; P.O. Box 895; Park Forest, Il.; 60466.