Sparrows of DuPage County

Schedule and Location

Two days: Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to noon
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$65.00 member
$76.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Learn how to identify the sparrows found along woodland edges, wetlands, and grasslands. Some of the more difficult to find species such as Nelson's sharp-tailed sparrow, LeConte's sparrow and Harris' sparrow will be sought as you learn about habitat preferences and timing of migration.

Instructors: Denis Kania, manager of natural areas, St. Charles Park District & Renae Frigo, naturalist
Notes: This class meets both indoors and outdoors; please dress to be outdoors on Sunday. This class includes walking on trails and uneven terrain. Limit 12
Supplies: Please dress for the weather and bring a water bottle, binoculars, and field guides.
Driving directions: Driving directions for the Sunday field session will be provided in class


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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.