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Cornell Lab of Ornithology


Project Squirrel

Project Squirrel

is run by

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

in partnership with

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Open the Project Squirrel website


You are invited to join Project Squirrel, a Citizen Science program for all ages. Participation only takes a few minutes--simply log on to to tell us about the squirrels in your neighborhood. Join people all across Chicagoland as we learn more about the ecology of our neighborhoods through the eyes of squirrels. For more information go to


Open the Project Squirrel website



Topic - Squirrel, animal, ecology, tree, city, biology

Audience - everyone, children, family, classroom, elderly

Location - Chicago Wilderness Region

Goals - urban ecology, environmental attitudes



Steve Sullivan, Urban Ecologist  email Steve


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