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.
Upcoming Meetings and Programs:
September 19, 2019 7:00pm- Indiana Dunes NP Training Center
Our Indiana Dunes NATIONAL PARK
Join us this evening at our new Porter County meeting place for a presentation by Indiana Dunes National Park Superintendent Paul Labovitz. With a backdrop of bird photos taken by his wife, Sue, Paul will share stories from their recent trip to Poland and his experiences in the National Park Service.
September 21 2019 9:30 a.m.
Lake County Migrants Field Trip
Mid-September is a great time to look for fall migrants as they head south for the winter. Lake County birder Julie Bonnema will lead the group to some of the best migrant hotspots in Lake County. Locations will depend on bird activity and weather, but may include Gibson Woods, Forsythe Park, and the Hammond Bird Sanctuary. Meet at Gibson Woods Nature Center at 9:30am (6201 Parrish Avenue, Hammond, IN 46323). The group will carpool to other Lake County locations. Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
October 17, 2019 7:00pm- Gibson Woods Nature Center
DCAS 40th Anniversary and Election Night
Join us this evening for our annual election and a celebration of 40 years as an Audubon Chapter.
October 19, 2019 7:00 a.m.
Indiana Dunes NP West Beach Field Trip
Meet at the West Beach Parking area in the Indiana Dunes National Park. Fees may apply. Free and open to the public, but please RSVP to email@example.com.