exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

Tag: Great Lakes

Soundwalk at Douglas Center, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

11am Saturday, July 18: Join members of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology celebrating World Listening Day. Dan Godston, MSAE member and co-founder of the World Listening Project, leads a soundwalk starting at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education.  Tips on listening to […]

World Listening Day 2015: H2O

You are invited to participate in World Listening Day 2015, an annual global event held on July 18. The purposes of World Listening Day are to: Celebrate the listening practices of the world and the ecology of its acoustic environments; Raise awareness about the growing […]

Adopt-a-Beach™ Outdoor Family Event – Saturday, September 20

Listening activity with childernMSAE Joins Launch of “Go Outside, Evanston!”

Turn a day at the beach into a way to give back! Enjoy free outdoor activities, such as sand castle building, kid-friendly fishing, beach soccer, relay races, kayaking and paddle boarding, and fun with sound ecology. Be part of the world’s largest cleanup and join thousands of volunteers around the Great Lakes to care for our beaches during the annual September Adopt-a-Beach™ Outdoor Family Event. Children of all ages welcome.

Did you know that every environment has its own sound? Listening to the place where the lake meets land, what can we learn about the earth and lives of its animals and people? Join the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and Norman W. Long as he leads a family-friendly sound-making and listening activity for participants of all ages.

Dempster-Greenwood Beach
Greenwood St. at the lakefront in Evanston, Illinois
Saturday, September 20th
9am – 12pm: Beach Cleanup (all ages)
10:30am – 12pm: Family Activities