Next Field Trips

Join us on our next bird watching field trip. Unless otherwise noted, there is no charge for participation. Covid Special Notice: ALL field trips have participation limits with prior registration required and members only.

Jun 6 @ 7:00 am
7:00 am
Located along the east side of the Fox River, this site boasts multiple wetlands and trails that can yield waterfowl, marsh birds, lingering migrants, nesters like Prothonotary Warblers, breeding Sandhill Cranes and much more. Pre-registration[...]
McHenry Dam

Next Programs

During our Covid-19 pandemic, programs are being offered online via Zoom. The Zoom link is provided to our email subscribers prior to the event. All programs are open to the public and free. Participation in Zoom presentations has attendance limits.

7:00 pm
Wisconsin holds the world’s largest populations of the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly, a tiny species the size of a postage stamp that once was found from Minnesota to the Atlantic coast. Outside of Wisconsin,[...]
Zoom link provided day of the event

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Who We Are

We are a gathering of people who enjoy bird 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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