Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary

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HOW YOU CAN HELP:

WORKDAYS COMING UP:

spreading mulch to keep plant roots moist, seeding, weeding and trimming plants, watering.  

Saturday, April 8, 9 - 11 am, scattering seed and pulling invasive plants

Saturdays:  Every second Saturday morning of the month: May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14

Thursday afternoons: every Thursday afternoon 3-5 pm. 

BIRD MONITORING:

We need Bird Monitors.  Visit CSBBS any time and report your sightings on ebird.  If you don't know how to use ebird, contact info@ensbc.org and we will get you online and help you learn how to use it (it's simple.)

REPORT YOUR BIRD SIGHTINGS:  on line so that they can help us learn which birds are using the sanctuary. Set up an account by  contacting ebird at https://secure.birds.cornell.edu/cassso/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Febir... .  Search for our ebird hotspot - "Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary"  Reporting helps us learn which birds are using the sanctuary.

 

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClarkStreetBeachBirdSanctuary?fref=ts and watch the page for announcements
   

Watch the kiosk for information on plants, birds, events and the wokday schedule.  Monitor any time during any day and report your results on our ebird hotspot.

DONATE:

Here's how: If you would like to donate to Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary to help to expand and maintain the plantings, provide educational materials, here's how:

Donations can be made by check.

Make out the check to Evanston North Shore Bird Club

Write Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary clearly on the check subject or memo line.

Send the check to ENSBC, 2715 Woodland Rd. Evanston, IL 60201. The check will be deposited into a special fund in Evanston North Shore Bird club.

LINKS TO IMPORTANT WEBSITES TO HELP WITH THE SANCTUARY AND EVANSTON'S NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Plant a garden that provides food and shelter for the birds  (this link includes suggestions that work in Evanston yards and parks): http://www.cityofevanston.org/sustainability/land_use_development/Enhanc...

Prevent birds from hitting your windows: http://www.birdmonitors.net/Prevent.php

Keep your cat indoors: http://abcbirds.org/program/cats-indoors/

More information about how you can help birds http://www.nwf.org/news-and-magazines/national-wildlife/birds/archives/2...