Obama Presidential Center runs afoul of Chicago bird enthusiasts

Obama Presidential Center runs afoul of Chicago bird enthusiasts
(Image: Screen grab of The Birds trailer, YouTube)

[Ed. – Between solar and wind projects and his center, the man’s been hard on the birds.]

The Obama Presidential Center is attracting the ire of bird watching enthusiasts and conservationists who say the former president’s center in Chicago is crowding out green spaces for birds.

At a recent public meeting, a number of birders pressed their concerns that the $30 million Tiger Woods golf center tied to the development of the Obama Center would ward off millions of migratory birds that stop in the borough of Jackson Park, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Karin Droegemueller stepped up to the microphone at the meeting and described herself as an “angry birder.”

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