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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.

7:30 am
Late fall migrants and early waterfowl. Directions Meet at McDonald Woods on Grass Lake Road just west of Rt. 45 and east of Rt. 83. Read more...
McDonald Woods
Nov 11 @ 7:30 am
7:30 am
Here ducky ducky! Multi-stop driving trip begins at Diamond Lake in Mundelein. This is mostly a driving trip visiting various inland lakes in Lake County. Specific itinerary will be distributed at starting point based on[...]
Diamond Lake

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
Since recognizing its first communities in 2010 under the auspices of Milwaukee Audubon Society, Bird City Wisconsin has grown to 103 communities that take over 1,200 conservation and education actions every year to make Wisconsin’s[...]
Heller Nature Center
10:00 am
SPECIAL OFF-SITE PROGRAM – MEMBER PRIORITY. 30 PERSON MAXIMUM From stranded sea lions to endangered African penguins threatened by oil spills and marine animals endangered by single-use plastic, the Shedd Aquarium’s Response Team rescues and[...]
Shedd Aquarium


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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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