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Takiff Center

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999 Green Bay Rd
Glencoe, IL United States
(847) 835-3030 https://www.glencoeparkdistrict.com/Facilities/Takiff-Center

February 2020

Incredible Bats

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd
Glencoe, IL United States
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FREE! See live Egyptian fruit and African Straw-colored fruit bats. Bats are considered keystone species and a vital part of natural wildlife. They are essential pollinators, a natural pest control service that minimizes insect borne diseases and are a key indicator of environmental health. The bats will also be accompanied by a de-scented skunk and opossum.  This program cosponsored by the Friends of the Green Bay Trail and the Glencoe Park District.

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March 2020

Urban Ecology of Coyotes POSTPONED! DATE TBD

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd
Glencoe, IL United States
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Chicagoland’s coyotes are the most studied population of North American coyotes. Nagin Almassi, Naturalist with the Forest Preserves of Cook County,  will make sense of recent. Nagin will share highlights of the research of wildlife biologists working in the Forest Preserves through the Urban Coyote Research Project. Almassi will discuss urban coyote behavior and ecology, how we can live with coyotes and what coyotes can teach us. This program is co-sponsored with the Glencoe Park District.

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September 2020

Fall Bird Walk

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd
Glencoe, IL United States
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Fall bird migration has begun! Join Tim Joyce of Wild Birds Unlimited to identify migrating and regional birds on a walk along the Green Bay Trail north of Maple Hill. Following the walk, learn how to prepare your yard to support birds passing through and those that will overwinter locally. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Bring binoculars and a small note pad. Social distancing guidelines will be observed. Please bring a mask. Rain date is Tuesday, September 22.…

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