exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

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Chicago Phonography concert and soundwalk at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, October 8th

1–3 p. m. (Central Time), Saturday, October 8 Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore   100 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana 46403 Douglas Center Telephone: 219-395-1772 . contact: Ranger Julianne Larsen, Telephone: (219) 395-1821 (Tuesday – Saturday) MSAE contact, Eric […]

“What If Sound Matters Too?” with Scott Bernstein, Center for Neighborhood Technology

Scott Bernstein suggests that both reduced noise exposure and increased intentional soundscape enhancement is achievable, affordable, and even good for the economy, providing agendas for research, demonstration, and local policies that can make healthy soundscapes attainable.

Photos from Douglas Center Celebration at Indiana Dunes, June 25, 2011

Photos from Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology led soundwalk and hands-on activities celebrating Douglas Center Silver Anniversary and “Leave No Child Inside” month, taken on Saturday, June 25, 2011. This free, family-oriented event brought together many local community groups and partnerships, all with fun and educational activities to enjoy.

MSAE Celebrates Douglas Center Silver Anniversary, Saturday June 25

Enjoy the natural beauty of Miller Woods. Celebrate families, soundscape, and education from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and honor the 25th anniversary of the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education and “Leave No Child Inside” month.

2011 Nature Sound Recordists Campout [RCO_2011]

Announcing an invitation to participate in the Nature Sound Recordists Campout Wednesday June 1- Sunday June 5, 2011, Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Germfask MI.

Soundwalk at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, May 21

Join us for a soundwalk in Miller Woods at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Miller Woods Soundwalk 2010
Miller Woods Soundwalk 2010

Saturday, May 21 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education
100 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana 46403 Tel: 219-395-1772
MSAE Contact: Eric Leonardson <info@mwsae.org>

 

Join members of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and World Listening Project to learn how to explore the natural environment through sound and listening. After a brief talk, get some practical experience in focused listening outdoors in Miller Woods. Participation is free to the public.

Transportation

  • The Paul H. Douglas Center is a 20 to 30-minute walk north from Miller station on the South Shore Line.
  • South Shore NICTD trains depart from downtown Chicago three times in the morning. We will meet at 10:30 at Millennium Park station, 151 E. Randolph Street and take Train Number 603, departing at 10:45 a.m. Tickets cost $5.60 each way and can be purchased from a kiosk on the platform, or on-board the train. (“CLICK SAVE this link as” and download the NICTD Schedule in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Chicago and Miller are both on Central Time.) The ride lasts one hour and eight minutes, providing ample time to get acquainted, discuss the soundwalk, upcoming plans for June, and the next World Listening Day 2011 on July 18.
  • Traveling by car? Public parking is available across the street from the Paul H. Douglas Center.

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Soundwalk at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Join members of the American and Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, and World Listening Project for a soundwalk at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Participate in Listening For the Future: The American Society for Acoustic Ecology Symposium and Retreat. Learn how to explore a natural […]

The May – June, 2010 WFAE Newsletter Now online

The bimonthly WFAE Newsletter is now online for May-June, 2010. This publication is a supplement to the annual Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology. Its mission is to make available in a timely manner, news, events, and announcements from the WFAE Board, WFAE Affiliates, and […]

Chicago Phonography at the Museum of Contemporary Art

For Immediate Release (July 16, 2009)

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Museum of Contemporary Art presents an installation and five performances by members of Chicago Phonography (Chad Clark, Brett Ian Balogh, and Eric Leonardson). In the installation, Chicago Phonography (the name of the piece as well as the collective’s name), take recorded ambient sounds from the urban environment and translate them into an engaging and continuous visual experience. (more…)