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Feb. 15–18: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is a newly global, annual event that happens annually and you’re invited to participate.

Sounds from Water Music on Soundcloud

Water Music on the Beach – compositions and scores that reflect, react to, or personify the sounds of water, presented by 6018North.

Soundwalk at Miller Woods for Leave No Child Inside Month

experience the audible side of nature, the vital and all-encompassing natural soundscape

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – City Creatures Project, May 26

MSAE is delighted to be partnering with Dave Aftandilian, ASAE member and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Texas Christian University and Gavin Van Horn, Regional Director, Center for Humans and Nature . Together, they are collaborating on The City Creatures Project. The City Creatures Project will be embarking on a  day […]

Listening for the Future | American Society for Acoustic Ecology Symposium & Board retreat

. . The American Society for Acoustic Ecology is pleased to announce: “Listening for the Future” July 9th, 10th & 11th, 2010 . This is the first ever national gathering of the ASAE membership and the general public hosted by the Midwest Society for Acoustic […]

“Listening for the Future” 2010 ASAE Symposium and Retreat

The proceedings of “Listening for the Future” the American Society for Acoustic Ecology’s first-ever national symposium and retreat are to be published soon. Read a conference report published in the Sept/Oct WFAE Online Newsletter.

A Soundwalk Idea for Chicago’s Bauhaus District by the Michael Reese Hospital Campus

MSAE member Dan Goston writes that the Michael Reese Hospital Campus is an unique piece of Chicago’s great architectural legacy located in its historic Bronzeville neighborhood. Tragically, and even absurdly, the MRH Campus faces what increasingly appears to be demolition by the City of Chicago in order to make for an uncertain future Olympic village. The Gropius in Chicago Coalition and other organizations is attempting to save the MRH. Dan concludes with a list of potential impacts that demolition will have upon the acoustic ecology of the city and region.

WFAE May-June 2009 Newsletter published

The newsletter features reports on the Sound Megalopolis conference held in March in Mexico City