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last day for Wild Things early registration discount
« : January 05, 2015, 02:40:21 PM »
Today is the last day to register for the 2015 Wild Things conference at the reduced rate of $30- tomorrow it goes up to $40. Here are the bird-related talks (there are many others as well); many ibeters will be both doing presentations and attending the conference.  800 registrants so far - a big gathering for the local conservation community. http://www.habitatproject.org/WildThings2015/
                Josh Engel: When raptors were rare: changes in Chicago's birdlife since World War II
                Brian Kraskiewicz: Mist netting birds in Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
                Doug Stotz: Avian Rush Hour; maintaining Chicago's landbird migration
                Jeff Walk: Bird response to bison grazing at Nachusa
                Jim Herkert: Conservation of grassland and shrubland birds
                Stephen Pruett-Jones: Monk Parakeets in Chicago
                Bob Gillespie: Greater Prairie Chickens in Illinois
                David Willard: Birds and glass a fatal combination; results of a 35-year study
                Geoff Williamson: Learning to bird by ear
                Bob Fisher: 4 different perspectives on the breeding birds of the Chicago Wilderness region
                Rich and Marion Miller: Kane County Chimney Swift tower project
                Cindi Jablonski: Impacts of ecological restoration on grassland birds
                Joe Suchecki: Bird monitoring at Springbrook Prairie
                Annette Prince: Making buildings better for birds
                Vic Berardi: Raptor photography

Its always an outstanding day - try it! 


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