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CHECK HERE FOR MEETING CANCELATIONS !!
If a TCA meeting is to be canceled, a notice will be posted here as early as possible so that you will not have to travel to the meeting location. Calls will be made to persons who usually attend our meetings to alert them to changes and cancellations.

WILDLIFE RESCUE/REHAB
Birds and small animals.
www.flintcreekwildlife.org
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!

SUMMARY OF THE CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT 2013-2014
Now seasonal articles and regional summaries for the 114th Christmas Bird Count are available online through the link below. This approach keeps the CBC free and gives citizen scientists more timely access to summary information.
Still in development you can see the new CBC results map - click on a circle to see summary information for that count and region. Regional summaries will be posted as they become available. Look for enhancements as more data are added.
www.birds.audubon.org/summary-114th christmas-bird-count-2013-2014
Query the full CBC database of results online by clicking on "Results, Data, Research" and then "Current & Historical REsults"



BIRDS OF THE SOUTHWEST!
Wednesday, May 6th, 7PM
Park Forest Library
Linda and Larry Layne will tour you through their winter home in South Texas and treat you to the many birds they call their neighbors. Larry is an avid photographer as well as birder and Linda is his supervisor and mentor. Long-time TCA members they have worked their way up through the ranks like the rest of us. This is family night -come join us!

GREAT FIELD TRIPS - 2015!
Click Here to find the the list of spots we intend to visit Spring. You don't have to be an expert birder to join the fun...just follow along and enjoy! Call to be sure no changes have been made before you set off to a Trip site.

TCAS GRANTS!
The TCAS Grants Committee provides financial support for local projects that promote environmental education and the protection and enhancement of wildlife and the environment. Grants are not to exceed $500 per program and are available to schools and local organizations. Download the 2014-15 application here and return by October 15, 2015. Questions should be directed to Bob: 708-747-2047 or Aura 708-748-6407.

     TCAS SCHOLARSHIPS!

The TCAS Ecology Scholarship is awarded to a student or a teacher for elementary or secondary education who is interested in attending an environmental workshop or enrolling in a college credit course in environmental studies. They must be in the TCAS area and the scholarship will not exceed $500.
Submit two references, print the application and mail P.O. Box 895, Park Forest Illinois, 60466. Questions should be directed to Bob: 708-747-2047 or Dory: 708-481-3166.

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