Spring Bird Walk


Celebrate spring by searching the Arboretum grounds for nature’s brightly colored pageant of spring birds. Eastern bluebirds, rufous-sided towhees, and eastern meadowlarks are among the many birds that return to or pass through Illinois on their way north. Join us to follow the spring migration through the season with an expert guide. If you've always wanted to learn about birds and weren't sure where to start, this is the program for you!

Notes: Held mostly outdoors. Please dress for the weather. Limit 20.
Supplies: Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them.
Registration: Open now until the start of the event. Register early to reserve your spot. Normal admission fees apply.

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Schedule and Location

Saturdays, April 15, May 20, or June 17, 2017, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Thornhill Shelter, Parking Lot 21

  • Section A: Saturday, April 15 with Vicky Sroczynski (Sold Out)
  • Section B: Saturday, May 20 with Phyllis Mertz (Canceled due to weather).
  • Section C: Saturday, June 17 with Phyllis Mertz

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$8.00 member
$10.00 nonmember

Registration Information

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

Please note: Section B has been canceled due to weather.