Allison Sacerdote-Velat – Keynote Speaker for 2017 CFC Annual Mtg.

Chris Wu Announcements, CFC News, Press Releases

CFC is pleased to announce Allison Sacerdote-Velat as our keynote speaker for the 46th Annual Meeting. Allison will be delivering a talk titled: “Smooth Greensnake Conservation in Chicago Wilderness”. For more info on the Annual Meeting, click here.     Allison’s Bio: Allison Sacerdote-Velat is currently the Curator of Herpetology at the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Previously …

Lake County Forest Preserve – FredFest Recap

Chris Wu CFC News

CFC Youth-Education provided mammals activities for many children during Lake County Forest Preserve’s FredFest, held at the Fox River Preserve on August 20. Children and their parents visited about the mammal pelts, put together a life size deer skeleton, and made mammal tracks with clay. -photos by Bob Lee

Barrington Area Fall Bird Walks & Hikes

Chris Wu Announcements, CFC News

Survey the area for late nesters and early migrants with Barrington area naturalist Wendy Paulson on Thursday, August 25 @ 3:30 pm at Baker’s Lake (parking lot on Highland Ave. south of Hillside Ave.) Walks are free and open to the public though spaces are limited and RSVP’s are required. Hikes will only be cancelled in cases of extreme weather. …