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GREAT FIELD TRIPS 2016-17!
Click Here to find the the list of spots we intend to visit year. 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.
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.
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!
OCTOBER 5TH - 7PM
PARK FOREST LIBRARY
ORLAND GRASSLAND !
The aim is to return this tallgrass prairie to its pre-settlement state. Learn about the restoration model and why it's working to optimize threatened bird habitat. On site photos tell the compelling story.
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2ND - 7PM
I SPY A DRAGONFLY !!
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7TH - 7PM
ADVENTURES IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR !
FRIENDS OF THORN CREEK WOODS
and THORN CREEK NATURE CENTER
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Center and their Naturalists present the following fall/winter children's educational programs:
Registration required: (708-747-6320)
September 11TH; CHANGING SEASONS; 1pm - 3pm; Ages 9-12
October 1st; KNOW YOUR OAKS HIKE; 1PM - 3PM; All Ages
October 7th; THORN CREEK CHAMBER PLAYERS; 7pm - 9PM; Ages 12 and up; $10/person
October 16th; MAGICAL MOON HIKE; 6:30-8:00PM; Ages 16 and younger
October 19th; AUTUMN NIGHT HIKE; 7PM - 9PM; Ages 16 and older
October 23rd; FACES OF THE MOON; 1-2PM and 2:30-3:30PM; All ages; $5/person
October 29th; SOILS HIKE; 1PM - 3PM; Ages 8-16
NOVEMBER 6TH; EARTH UNDERFOOT; 1pm - 4pm; Ages 12 and older
December 4th; WILD ANIMAL TRACKS; 1PM - 3PM; Ages 4-10; (Under 6 w/adult)
WEDNESDAY MORNING WALKERS; September 7 - December 14; 9 - 10:30AM; Ages 13 and up