Next Field Trips

Join us on our next field trip. Unless otherwise noted, there is no charge for participation. Some trips have participation limits with prior registration required and are identified as such.

7:00 am
NEW! Followup to our January program about LaBagh’s rich birdlife & more. LaBagh is on the corner of Cicero and Foster Ave., park in Irene Hernandez Picnic Grove lot on Foster, just east of Cicero.[...]
Labagh Woods
7:30 am
NEW! Target birds are Smith’s and Lapland Longspurs, plus the first wave of shorebirds. Directions: Take I-55 to Exit 279A, Route 45-LaGrange Rd. south; turn west on 179h St., then south on 104th Ave about[...]
Orland Grassland South

Next Programs

Programs are held at  Heller Nature Center unless otherwise noted. All programs are open to the public and free. Membership is not required to attend. Good deal, huh?

7:00 pm
Note: OPTIONAL 6 PM BIRD WALK before the program. Meet in the Heller parking lot.  Bring binoculars! After the program, we will also listen and look for American Woodcock doing their mating display right outside[...]
Heller Nature Center
7:00 pm
Nightjars like Eastern Whip-poor-will, Common Nighthawk and Chuck-will’s-widow arrive in Illinois in spring, stay to breed, and provide some of summer’s best nocturnal birding. Illinois Natural History Survey biologist Tara Beveroth will discuss the natural[...]
Heller Nature Center

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Who We Are

We are a gathering of people who enjoy watching and studying birds and wildlife. We welcome people of all ages and skills to join us on our field trips, programs and other events. Most of our monthly programs are bird-oriented, but we also address environmental and natural history topics.

The Illinois Audubon Society is the state’s oldest conservation organization that functions as a land trust to protect and enhance Illinois’ unique habitats and to educate the public about them. Organized in 1897, Illinois Audubon is not affiliated with the National Audubon Society.

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