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Kendeigh Grants
Request for Proposals posted.
We annually offer grants for research in ornithology in Illinois. Proposal deadline: March 27.

Sunday Morning Bird Walks We hope to see you for the first walk of the season on March 1! Walks continue each Sunday through May 31.

Audubon Nature Shop
Support the work of CCAS!
Remember us for our carefully selected variety of nature related items as you do your shopping. Bird feeders, insulated bird waterer and bird bath heater. binoculars, DVDs, books, puppets, singing birds and much more.  New at the shop is Mike Jefford’s and Susan Post's book, Exploring Illinois. 10% discount for all Audubon members.



BirdNote is a 2-minute radio show. Visit http://birdnote.org/ for more info.
Note: BirdNote is not the CCAS bird sighting listserve, Birdnotes.

March Program:
Kenya's Wildlife and Habitat

Thursday, March 5, 7pm
Urbana Free LibraryAuditorium
Join Jim Smith, Audubon member since late 1960s, for stories and sightings during his February 2014 trip to Kenya. Jim is a local semi-retired farmer, but not retired bird watcher.

Join the Birdnotes Email Discussion!
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Audubon en Español
The National Audubon Society has launched a new section of their website, Audubon en Español, which will be the digital face of Audubon in the Spanish-speaking community. Audubon en Español, which you can access at http://espanol.audubon.org/ will be a new voice for birds – and will help make Audubon accessible to a diverse new audience.

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