2018 Odonate Monitor Training Dates!!

COOK COUNTY Saturday, March 10 , 2018,  9 AM-12 PM Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, 12545 111th St, Lemont, IL. To register, click here. COOK COUNTY Sunday, March 11, 2018, 9 AM-12 PM FPDCC Volunteer Resource Center, 6100 North Central, Chicago, IL. To register, click here. COOK...

Training video link is now available

If you wish to review either beginner or intermediate/advance training videos, please go to the “Links” page. We have added two videos produced by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County....

2017 Odonate Monitor Training Dates!!

Trainings are open to new monitors and to continuing monitors who would like a refresher. You are welcome to attend training programs in any of the counties. For Cook County trainings, see the link below to register. Will County Training: Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8...

More Information Regarding Monitoring Sites

Now that you are ready to get started, the first step is to decide where you want to do your monitoring.  If you want to monitor within a forest preserve (or multiple forest preserves) you will need to register as a volunteer with those preserves...

2016 Monitoring Season

Thanks to those of you who attended one of our monitoring workshops this spring.  We were quite pleased with the attendance!  Many of you have already asked about getting started. We are very happy about that!!  However, it is really still too cold.  May is...