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YES!YES!YES! IT'S SPRING!!
NATIVE PLANT SALE!
TCA annual native plant sale listing for Spring purchase is now available. Click here for the Order Form.
NATIVE PLANTS FROM THE ENCLOSED LISTING WILL BE FOR SALE AT THE IZAAK WALTON PICK UP LOCATION ON RIDGE ROAD IN HOMEWOOD ON THE MORNING OF MAY 18TH. COME OVER AND MAKE YOU CHOICE AND TAKE IT HOME WITH YOU.



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-WINTER Newsletter is now available on their website, tcwoods.org, complete with EVENTS CALENDAR; PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS, DATES AND TIMES; and LATEST NEWS.

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!

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.



FIELD TRIPS for 2019!

PILCHER PARK PRESERVE
Weds. May 8, 8AM
Variety of habitats that provide for woodland as well as water birds. US RTE 30 and Gougar Drive, Joliet Park District.

HAMMOND BIRD SANCTUARY
(Casino entrance)
Sat., May 11, 8AM
Hammond Marina lake front supplies this haven for migrating songbirds as well as diving deepwater ducks.

GOODENOW GROVE PRESERVE
Will County Forest Preserve
Wed., May 15th 8AM
Beecher

GIBSON WOODS
Hammond
May 22nd, 9:30AM
Migrant songbirds and a variety of others from the lakefront travellers.

COWLES BOG
Sat. May 25th, 8AM
Lake Michigan bog lowland and oak savanna.
I-94 to Route 20 north to Mineral Springs rd at Dune Acres, Ind.
(COMPLETE LISTING BELOW)
Click 2018-2019 LIST

Thorn Creek Audubon Society
GRANTS APPLICATION
2019

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND!
If You:
*are the friendly sort that might like to greet folks at our meetings
*would like to follow in the footsteps of our former leaders who are legendary land stewards
*have knowledge to share of gardening with native plants
*would like to share birding knowledge with new birders
*are willing to be listed as an Audubon local birding guide for visiting birders
*know a thing or two about social media, graphic design and/or public relations
*have a background in a financial field
*would like to learn how to be a bird monitor
*would like to help at our seed and plant sales
*would like to join TCA's bird count teams
then:
Thorn Creek Audubon Society has plans for you!
Contact: mbernat@fastmail.com

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