Programs are held at Heller Nature Center at 2821 Ridge Road in Highland Park, Illinois 60035 (directions) unless otherwise noted. All programs are open and free to the public unless noted. Membership is not required to attend these programs. Donations to support our coffee & snacks are welcome but not required. Good deal, huh? If you like our programming, here are ways to support our organization.
Following is a listing of our upcoming bird and wildlife programs. To receive notice of future programs and field trips, please sign up to receive our email newsletter (click link). You can also follow us on Twitter and join our Facebook page.
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pollination isn’t just a daytime activity. Recent research has revealed that moths do the job after dark. Krissa Skogen, conservation biologist and botanist at the Chicago Botanic Garden and adjunct professor at Northwestern University, will[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Birding tends to be best at the confluence of habitats. The more habitats you can visit, the higher the diversity of birds. Join Adam Sell as he recounts a 2019 Red Hill Birding tour to[...]
May 1 – May 3 all-day
This event has been cancelled 2020 Vision on the River May 1-3, 2020 Illinois River Valley Emiquon/Chautauqua Area Details at Illinois Audubon as they are available. Read more...
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sandhill Crane populations were dropping precipitously in Wisconsin 80 years ago, prompting naturalist Aldo Leopold to worry that they would soon disappear altogether. Today flocks of upwards of 10,000 birds converge on the Wisconsin River[...]
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