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Re: IBET Tribune bird article - Lincoln Park

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  • Chuck Berman
    The Chicago Tribune also ran a front page story on bird banding. Here s the online link, though you might have to be a digital member.
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 29, 2013
      The Chicago Tribune also ran a front page story on bird banding. Here's the
      online link, though you might have to be a digital member.

      http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-bird-banding-20130429,0,5906293.story

      This is the link to the accompanying video.

      http://www.chicagotribune.com/videogallery/75594820/Bird-banding-tracks-migrating-birds-in-Winnebago-County

      FYI, I am a Tribune photographer and birder.



      On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 11:53 AM, nancy tikalsky <ntikalsky@...>wrote:

      > Interesting article about re-creating a bird survey of Lincoln Park birds
      > done over 100 years ago Herbert Eugene Walter and Alice Hall Walter--
      > current surveyors are Lincoln Park Zoo Urban wildlife specialists.
      > http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-04-25/entertainment/ct-ent-0425-lincoln-park-birds-museum-20130425_1_lincoln-park-zoo-bald-eagle-other-birds
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      > Nancy J. TikalskyZion, IL
      > /|\ Please consider the environment before printing this email
      > To: ILbirds@yahoogroups.com
      > From: wmarcisz@...
      > Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:41:41 -0700
      > Subject: IBET upcoming May 19th Calumet WRP shorebird trip (Urban
      > Biodiversity Week)
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      > I will be leading a shorebird trip at the MWRD Calumet Water Reclamation
      > Plant in Chicago from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon on May 19, 2013. The trip is a
      > part of Urban Biodiversity Week, and it is sponsored by the Illinois
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      > The trip is limited to 25 individuals, and there are still several
      > openings. Pre-registration is required by May 3rd. Interested individuals
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      > I will will supply registration forms which must be completed and returned
      > to me with a copy of your photo ID by May. The forms may be returned to me
      > by US Postal or a pdf scan attached to an email (FAX is not acceptable).
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      > Walter Marcisz
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      > Chicago, Cook Co.
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      > SUNDAY, MAY 19
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      > Migrant Shorebirds at MWRD Calumet Water Reclamation Plant � 8:30 am to 12
      > pm, May 19
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      > Organized by Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Audubon Society
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      > Location: Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, 400 E. 130th Street in Chicago
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      > Join Walter Marcisz at the MWRD Calumet Water Reclamation Plant in
      > southeast Chicago, an excellent location to view migrant shorebirds
      > (sandpipers, plovers, etc) as well as other migrant bird species. Bring
      > binoculars and a field guide (a spotting scope is also recommended if you
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      > Pre-registration required by May 3, 2013. Release waiver (copy available
      > at www.urbanbioweek.illinois.gov ) and a copy of ID (driver�s license,
      > state-issued identification card, or passport) must be submitted for a
      > security check prior to the tour. This field trip will be limited to the
      > first 25 individuals who submit the form and copy of ID to Walter Marcisz (
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      > Photography is not allowed. Walter will update approved participants with
      > details and directions prior to the trip date.
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