These initiatives address threats to birds and important conservation issues that effect them.
Coordinated by Audubon Chicago Region, the program is a cooperative effort between the City of Chicago, the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago, and the Field Museum to dim tall building lights to save birds' lives.
A campaign of the American Bird Conservancy, this site discusses how keeping cats indoors can help save the lives of cats and billions of birds.
Working to educate members of the building industry including architects, designers, builders, and suppliers, the Birds & Buildings Forum contains resources and materials that promote bird safe building design.
If you want additional information or have questions regarding any of the topics above or other issues, feel free to contact us. Also, check out the BCN Contact List for contacts regarding specific bird issues.
In The Spotlight
Chicago Bird Collision Monitors
"The Chicago Bird Collision Monitors put in hours patrolling the early morning streets of Chicago, collecting and rescuing birds that have struck windows in the one-square mile area that constitutes the Loop. It is both a triumphal and sobering vigil, kept by people who rise at 3:00 in the morning to take an early morning train to arrive before sunrise."
Chicago Urban Nature Examiner
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