HOW YOU CAN HELP:
WORKDAYS: spreading mulch to keep plant roots moist, weeding and trimming plants, watering. If you are interested in being a volunteer, contact email@example.com. Workdays on Thursday afternoons, 4-6 and the second Saturday morning of each month. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are new and want to volunteer.
MONITORING: Be a plant, bird, insect, or mammal monitor. Choose a day of the week to monitor the Sanctuary and post your findings on Facebook. Lead a bird or plant walk or help with educational outreach. Join us on work days such as for a garlic mustard pull. Post your activity on our Dropbox site. Contact email@example.com to volunteer.
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.
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...