Meetings and Field Trips
DCAS meets regularly for informational programs and membership meetings. These meetings alternately take place at Gibson Woods Nature Center (Lake County) and Indiana Dunes National Park Headquarters (Porter County), unless specified. Field Trips have different meeting locations as listed below.
COVID-19 Guidelines are ever changing. See the website and Facebook page for the latest program and trip updates. Currently, all trips require registration at the event link. Programs are offered in person with limited capacity and online via the Zoom platform.
Upcoming Meetings and Programs:
All times are Central Time (Chicago Time)
Dunes-Calumet Audubon Society Monthly Meeting & Program (On Zoom) Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:00 pm CST
“Beak to Tail: Indiana's Birding Trail” Brad Bumgardner, Executive Director of Indiana Audubon Society, will share with us an exploration of Indiana's new statewide Birding Trail. As a gateway to avian conservation and adventure, this comprehensive connection of birding tourism destinations encourages all to seek out the diversity of birds at these natural sites.
Dunes-Calumet Audubon Society is a prize sponsor of the 21 in 21 Indiana Birding Trail Challenge. Hear and learn more about this rewarding year-long event.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 814 5495 2433 Passcode: 867402
Dunes-Calumet Audubon Society Monthly Bird Walk Saturday, January 23, 2021 8:30 am CST
Hamond Lakefront Park & Bird Sanctuary The group will meet trip leader Matt Igleski at the Hammond Bird Sanctuary at 8:30a to look for waterfowl, gulls, and hopefully a snowy owl. The Hammond Bird Sanctuary s a designated Indiana Birding Trail site and is included in the Indiana Audubon Society #21in21 Challenge. Downloaded your gamecard at indianaaudubon.org and visit 21 birding trail sites for a chance to win great prizes.
Total time about 2-3 hours. Free and open to the public, but please RSVP at the pre-registration link below as capacity is limited due to Covid-19. Please wear a mask, travel with only your household group, and sanitize your hands often.
Bi rd Walk RSVP
Directions: FromI-90 West toward Chicago, Take exit 0 toward US-20, US-41, Turn right onto Indianapolis Blvd., Tur right onto Casino Center Dr., After 1/2 mile turn right into parking lot.
Parking fee may be charged.