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March 2021

Amphibians and Reptiles of Northwest Indiana

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Join us for a discussion of the various habitats of Northwest Indiana and the reptiles and amphibians that live there.

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April 2021

eastern bluebird

Climate Watch: Monitoring Changes in Bird Populations

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom,

National Audubon’s Climate Watch Surveys allows birders to contribute their sightings to studies of how birds are responding to climate change.

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May 2021

The Gem of Chicago Wilderness: Restoration of the Greatest Ecological Region of the U. S.

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom,

Learn about the ecological splendor of our area, how that great diversity came to be, and how restoration efforts by any and everyone can solidify our ecological gem!

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Birding the Shirley Heinze Nature Preserves in Lake County

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom,

Learn about the best times and places to birdwatch in Lake County!

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40th Anniversary Spring Benefit

May 24 - May 29

The Spring Benefit is our most important annual outreach and fundraising effort!

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August 2021

Sights Among the Stars: How to Find Your Way Around the Night Sky

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom
Free
Stargazers look through a telescope at night

Have you ever wondered how to find the North Star? Is that bright star I'm seeing actually a planet? Using bright stars and constellations, you can learn how to find your way around the night sky.

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September 2021

Festival de la Monarca Webinar: Dig Into Native Plant Gardening!

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom

Find out what it takes to design and manage a native plant garden in your own landscape and how it benefits monarchs and other pollinators, plus much more!

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Water Quality in the Little Calumet River’s East Branch

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Learn about the work being done to protect one of Northwest Indiana's most precious resources, the Little Calumet River.

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October 2021

Gardening That Matters – Native Plant Landscaping

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom
Free
Bumblebee on aster flower

Join us to delve deeper into the benefits of native landscaping, answering questions like, what plants are best for birds and caterpillars?

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Saw-Whet Owl Research at Meadowbrook

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Join us Tuesday, October 26th at 7pm CDT in a webinar all about owls! Learn about the Northern Saw-Whet Owl, one of North American's smallest owls at only 6-8 inches in length. Thanks to partnership efforts from across the country, researchers have a better understanding of the migration patterns of this once-mysterious owl. Register now to learn more about the Saw-Whet Owl, current research projects, and how to get involved! Weather permitting, we will also be live streaming owl banding!…

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