"Working Together for Birds and Habitats"
BCN NEWS ITEMS - Current BCN News Items, Press Releases, & Upcoming Meetings and Events

The next meeting is
at North Park Villiage N.C. on Jan. 10th
at 12:45 p.m.

Nov. 18, 2014

Read about results from the 2013 bird blitz and see whats coming up in 2014.

May 20, 2014

Read about the success and highlights we accomplished in the year 2013.

Jan. 1, 2014

Learn more about the Habitat Project's Chicago Migratory Bird Alliance.

See our new page with resources for birders and links to useful birding websites.

 
BIRD CONSERVATION RESOURCES - Information and Resources on a Variety of Conservation Topics
Land Managers
Building Owners
  • WINDOW KILLS - learn about the substantial volume of bird collisions with windows & how to prevent them.
  • LIGHTS OUT CHICAGO - Join the dozens of building owners dimming night lights to help migrant birds.
  • BIRD SAFE DESIGN - Learn how to make your building "safe" for birds & prevent bird mortalities.
  • FOUND A DEAD OR INJURED BIRD? - What to do with injured birds and who can care for them.
Home Owners
  • CATS INDOORS! - why keeping cats indoors can help save the lives of cats and billions of birds.
  • FEEDING BIRDS - how to enjoy feeding birds and provide them with a clean and safe environment.
  • WINDOW KILLS - learn about the substantial volume of bird collisions with windows & how to prevent them.
  • FOUND A DEAD OR INJURED BIRD? - What to do with injured birds and who can care for them.
Birding Clubs
  • BIRDING CALENDAR - A calendar by IOS & BCN of bird walks, talks and events occurring around the state.
  • BIRDER TRIBUTES - tributes to local birders who made a difference for bird conservation in our area.
  • SHARE AN ISSUE - let us know about an issue in your area that could benefit from BCN's action & support.
  • JOINING BCN - join the network of organizations working together to protect birds in greater Chicagoland.
Birders
  • BCN SURVEY - learn how to become a BCN monitor and survey breeding birds at a park or preserve.
  • BCN EBIRD - share your bird sightings on BCN eBird and contribute to important research.
  • BIRDING CALENDAR - A calendar by IOS & BCN of bird walks, talks and events occurring around the state.
  • BIRDING TRAIL GUIDE - a guide to the best birding spots in the Chicagoland area and adjacent suburbs.