Learn About Feathered Friends at Green Festival




Nonprofit A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc., will be participating in the Green Festival, May 18 and 19, at Navy Pier, with a booth and presentation of birds at the Kids’ Zone from 2 to 3 p.m., both days. People are welcome to seek help and advice, learn how to volunteer or just talk about their parrots.

The Glenview-based group rescues parrots, performs rehabilitation of relinquished parrots and facilitates adoption of those birds found to be ready for their own family, says founder Richard Weiner. The refuge provides boarding and grooming services and permanent sanctuary for those birds that are unable to make the transition to companion animal. They also educate the public about these magnificent beings at schools and community events.


For more information, call 847-509-1026 or visit RescueTheBirds.org.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Hurricane Irma Imperils Healing Horses

Flying Change Equine Therapy, in Atlanta, is an internationally recognized program that partners rescued horses in therapy.

Fundraising Walk to Promote Exotic Bird Adoption and Education

The Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc., a nonprofit rescue and adoption shelter for exotic birds dedicated to educating the public on avian issues, is hosting its annual five-mile fund-raising walk through Glencoe and Winnetka at 9 a.m., September 19.

Pet Brief

The Animal Care and Control Program of the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center has created a lost and found pet service web page at Tinyurl.com/LakeCountyLost.

Catch the Canine Fun and More at Chicagoland Pet Expo

The 23rd annual Chicagoland Family Pet Expo, America’s largest family pet expo, takes place March 20 to 22, at Arlington International Racecourse.

All-Natural Antler Chews Now Delivered by the Northshore Pet Chef

Dogs will enjoy hours and even months of entertainment and healthy oral exercise with a clean, all-natural indoor chew made from deer and elk antlers.

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »This Month

Bahr’s Greenhouses Opens For Spring Season

Bahr’s has opened for another season, offering area residents the finest in locally grown annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and houseplants.

Learn About Feathered Friends at Green Festival

Nonprofit A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc., will be participating in the Green Festival with a booth and presentation of birds at the Kids’ Zone.

Improve Health and Clarity with Eden Energy Medicine

Bestselling authors Donna Eden, creator of Eden Energy Medicine, and her husband, David Feinstein, a pioneer in energy psychology, will present a fun and spiritually uplifting workshop.

Finding Proof of Heaven

After surviving a near-fatal coma, Eben Alexander, M.D., a neurosurgeon, shares his transcendental near death-experience in Proof of Heaven, his bestselling book.

VitaClay Cooker Offers Healthy Cooking

Essenergy has introduced a new eight-cup VitaClay Smart Organic Multi-Cooker, a slow cooker, rice cooker and steamer, plus a yogurt maker.

May Fundraisers for Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will hold the 13th annual 5K Walk/Run to raise awareness and funds.