Bird walk at Middlefork Savanna

Lake County Audubon Society is hosting a bird walk from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 6 at Middlefork Savanna near Lake Forest.

One of Lake County’s larger forest preserves, it has a mix of small ponds, wetlands, savanna and woodlands and is home to many different species. 

One 25-acre parcel is considered the highest quality tallgrass savanna of its kind in the nation and is recognized as a globally threatened ecosystem.

Middlefork provides valuable protection for many state and federally listed species. Breeding birds that nest there include cuckoos, rails, soras, sandhill cranes, and many songbirds.

Registration is required. Visit events at The trip leader is Donna Kenski (847) 347-3474.

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