KCA Activities Calendar

From beginning birder to expert, everyone is cordially invited to all our activities. Please join us, but remember to dress appropriately for the weather.

For a listing of birding activities throughout the state, follow this link to the Illinois Birding Calendar.

KCA birders at Nelson Lake/Dick Young Forest Preserve. Photo courtesy Ken Schneider

Next Outing: Saturday, July 1st, 7 AM, Bird Walk @ Nelson Lake/Dick Young Forest Preserve, Batavia.

Theresa LeCompte leads our monthly bird walk at Dick Young Forest Preserve. The walk takes participants on a 3-mile plus hike around Nelson Lake, primarily on mowed grass paths.

Participants should meet in the east parking lot nest to the silo. That lot is located on Nelson Lake Road about 3/4 mile south of Main Street Road and 1-1/2 miles west of Randall Road. (Map)

If you have questions about this event, please call Theresa at 630.896.7087.


Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 13th, 6:00 PM, Pot Luck Dinner and Membership Meeting @ Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles.

Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. Festivities following the feast include members' nature photos.

In addition, we'll have the latest bird sightings, convivial conversation, refreshments, and the ever-popular raffle. Everyone is welcome to share the evening with us at Hickory Knolls.

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center is located in James O. Breen Community Park, at the intersection of Campton Hills and Peck roads in St. Charles, with entrances off both roads. The building is at the far west end of the parking lot.

For questions about this event, please call Bob Andrini at 630.624.8387. (Map)





September 2

7 AM


Bird Walk

Nelson Lake/Dick Young Forest Preserve, Batavia

Theresa LeCompte 630.896.7087 




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