There are many ways for volunteers to contribute. Participate in bird rescue, bird transport, public outreach, or fundraising. Previous experience with birds is not required. All that is necessary is a sincere desire to help birds that have come into harm's way. Come to a training session to learn more.
Join a monitoring team that patrols for injured birds downtown between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. in Spring and Fall.
Become a building monitor for an area where you work or live in downtown Chicago.
Transport injured birds from downtown to wildlife rehabilitation centers in the western suburbs.
Respond to hotline calls for injured birds found downtown and other parts of the Chicago area.
Talk to the public about bird safety at CBCM programs and tabled events.
When you help CBCM you know you've given birds in need a second chance!!
Chicago Bird Collision Monitors (CBCM) is an all volunteer bird conservation project that operates under the auspices of the Chicago Audubon Society.