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September 2021

Monty and Rose: The Story of Chicago’s Piping Plovers

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, Registration required. Please register here:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckf-irrj4sEt3pG_6v3lw9OY_Y68NoZBUD Monty and Rose" is a 2019 documentary written and directed by Bob Dolgan. The film tells the story of a pair of endangered piping plovers that nested at Chicago's Montrose Beach, becoming the first of the species to nest in the city since 1955. The endangered birds took up residence on one of the busiest stretches of one of the busiest beaches in Chicago. Those interviewed for the film include volunteers, biologists…

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October 2021

Grassland Specialists of Freshkills Park Presented by Jose Ramírez-Garofalo & Shannon Curley

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, registration required: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkceGprTssEtz40JcEXGCNDyFohGuLxZZr Presenters: Jose Ramírez-Garofalo & Shannon Curley Temperate grasslands are among the most globally imperiled biomes, suffering from habitat loss, land conversion, and lack of protection. Consequently, grassland birds are among the most substantially declining guilds of North American birds. Freshkills Park in Staten Island, New York is approximately 2,000 acres of reclaimed land within the New York City Parks system. The park was established on the site of the former Fresh Kills Landfill—the largest landfill…

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November 2021

Concert: Stephan Nance Presents Sparkbird!

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, registration required: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdu6upzsqE9RI3tgD2P_m-k8wg7vJQfyy Join us for an evening of bird-filled poetic piano pop from Sparkbird, the musical project of queer singer-songwriter Stephan Nance. This concert will be INTERACTIVE - win swag from Sparkbird by playing BIRD BINGO while you listen! Learn more at https://sparkbirdmusic.com/ Sparkbird is the musical project of queer singer-songwriter Stephan Nance, whose performing credits include multiple tours in Japan and Europe. Their album Look at the Harlequins! attracted the attention of Birding Magazine and the…

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