Calendar

    Jul
    8
    Sat
    Young Birders – Breeding Wetland Birds @ Goose Lake
    Jul 8 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

    For ILYB Members and guests only

    Early July can still be great for breeding birds. We’ll visit Goose Lake Conservation Area to look for Yellow-headed Blackbird, Black Tern, and Common Gallinule – three highly sought after wetland species in northern Illinois.

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    2017 ILLINOIS YOUNG BIRDERS - FIELD TRIP PERMISSION FORM

    Parental / Guardian Field Trip Consent
    By completing this form, I hereby give permission for the named young birder(s) to participate in the field trips of the Illinois Young Birders Club (ILYB), a project of the Illinois Ornithological Society (IOS). I assume all risks and hazards incidental to the activities of the event and transportation to, from, and during the event. I further release, absolve, indemnify, and hold harmless the Illinois Young Birders Club, the Illinois Ornithological Society, the directors and officers of ILYB and IOS, and all organizers, sponsors, leaders, chaperones, and supervisors of the event. In case of injury, I hereby waive all claims against the parties listed above. I likewise release from responsibility any person transporting my child to, from, and during the scheduled event.

    Consent to Use of Photographs
    There is a possibility that photos of the named young birder(s) may be taken on our field trips and other activities throughout the year. They may be published in our newsletter, on our website, or a similar publication. By completing this form. you are giving ILYB and IOS consent to publish such photographs. We will never distribute said photos to any third parties.

    Field Trip (Select all that apply):
    Youth (1):*
    Youth (2):
    An adult (e.g., parent or guardian) is required to accompany any child under 14 years of age.
    Adult:*
    Relationship to child:*
    E-mail:*
    Cell Phone:*
    -
    Total Number of Participants:*
      Aug
      7
      Mon
      Deadline – Breeding Season Field Notes
      Aug 7 all-day

      Submit your field notes via email or post to Steve D. Bailey.
      Field Notes Preference Type: Electronic, but will accept written/hard copy.
      Submitted field notes should be ordered by species and not by date observed.

        Aug
        26
        Sat
        Young Birders – Second Annual Young Birder Symposium @ Ryerson Conservation Area
        Aug 26 all-day

        For ILYB Members and guests only

        Save the date! More details to come.

          Sep
          10
          Sun
          Young Birders – Calumet Area @ Eggers Woods
          Sep 10 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

          For ILYB Members and guests only

          In early September, we’ll visit Eggers Woods in search of fall migrants. If conditions are right, we’ll spend time at Big Marsh and other Calumet area locations to find shorebirds.

          Register for this event:

          2017 ILLINOIS YOUNG BIRDERS - FIELD TRIP PERMISSION FORM

          Parental / Guardian Field Trip Consent
          By completing this form, I hereby give permission for the named young birder(s) to participate in the field trips of the Illinois Young Birders Club (ILYB), a project of the Illinois Ornithological Society (IOS). I assume all risks and hazards incidental to the activities of the event and transportation to, from, and during the event. I further release, absolve, indemnify, and hold harmless the Illinois Young Birders Club, the Illinois Ornithological Society, the directors and officers of ILYB and IOS, and all organizers, sponsors, leaders, chaperones, and supervisors of the event. In case of injury, I hereby waive all claims against the parties listed above. I likewise release from responsibility any person transporting my child to, from, and during the scheduled event.

          Consent to Use of Photographs
          There is a possibility that photos of the named young birder(s) may be taken on our field trips and other activities throughout the year. They may be published in our newsletter, on our website, or a similar publication. By completing this form. you are giving ILYB and IOS consent to publish such photographs. We will never distribute said photos to any third parties.

          Field Trip (Select all that apply):
          Youth (1):*
          Youth (2):
          An adult (e.g., parent or guardian) is required to accompany any child under 14 years of age.
          Adult:*
          Relationship to child:*
          E-mail:*
          Cell Phone:*
          -
          Total Number of Participants:*
            Nov
            4
            Sat
            Young Birders – Chicago Lakefront @ Montrose Point
            Nov 4 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

            For ILYB Members and guests only

            Join us for the last field trip of the year as we bird along the Chicago Lakefront. We’ll begin at Montrose and work our way south.

            Register for this event:

            2017 ILLINOIS YOUNG BIRDERS - FIELD TRIP PERMISSION FORM

            Parental / Guardian Field Trip Consent
            By completing this form, I hereby give permission for the named young birder(s) to participate in the field trips of the Illinois Young Birders Club (ILYB), a project of the Illinois Ornithological Society (IOS). I assume all risks and hazards incidental to the activities of the event and transportation to, from, and during the event. I further release, absolve, indemnify, and hold harmless the Illinois Young Birders Club, the Illinois Ornithological Society, the directors and officers of ILYB and IOS, and all organizers, sponsors, leaders, chaperones, and supervisors of the event. In case of injury, I hereby waive all claims against the parties listed above. I likewise release from responsibility any person transporting my child to, from, and during the scheduled event.

            Consent to Use of Photographs
            There is a possibility that photos of the named young birder(s) may be taken on our field trips and other activities throughout the year. They may be published in our newsletter, on our website, or a similar publication. By completing this form. you are giving ILYB and IOS consent to publish such photographs. We will never distribute said photos to any third parties.

            Field Trip (Select all that apply):
            Youth (1):*
            Youth (2):
            An adult (e.g., parent or guardian) is required to accompany any child under 14 years of age.
            Adult:*
            Relationship to child:*
            E-mail:*
            Cell Phone:*
            -
            Total Number of Participants:*
              Nov
              30
              Thu
              Elsah CBC
              Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

              Contact the compiler to participate.

                Indiana Dunes Natl. Lakeshore West CBC
                Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

                Please contact the compiler to participate.

                  Union County CBC
                  Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

                  Please contact the compiler to participate.

                    Dec
                    1
                    Fri
                    Mermet Lake CBC
                    Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day

                    Please contact the compiler to participate.

                      Dec
                      2
                      Sat
                      Calumet City-Sand Ridge CBC
                      Dec 2 – Dec 3 all-day

                      Please contact the compiler to participate.