Go bird watching in Kane County with local naturalists

Hike, look and listen for birds inhabiting the forest preserves this spring. On select days, Kane County Forest Preserve District naturalists will cover basic bird identification skills and share a few interesting stories along the way.

The free walks are for all skill levels. Naturalists will help identify bird species, share fun facts and guide you through the preserve. Bring your binoculars and camera.

All bird watching walks are from 9 to 10 a.m. The schedule:

Saturday, March 30, Raceway Woods Forest Preserve, 17N702 Western Ave., Carpentersville

Saturday, April 27, Fabyan Forest Preserve, 1925 Batavia Ave., Geneva

Friday, May 17, Burnidge Forest Preserve, 14N035 Coombs Road, Elgin

Programs are for all ages. Registration is required. To register for the free walks, visit www.kaneforest.com/register, call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com.

To view Forest Preserve District of Kane County programs, visit www.kaneforest.com. Find it on social media by searching @forestpreserve.