and Events

Check out our full calendar of activities, events, and educational opportunities. You're sure to find something to interest you. Please join us!

Events include:

  • Monthly educational programs and issues discussions
  • Local bird walks
  • Field trips
  • Preserve work days

For more details, see the current newsletter.


Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
NIAS Membership Meeting: Coyotes in Illinois... >

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
NIAS Membership Meeting: Hog Island Trip... >

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
NIAS Board of Directors Meeting... >

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
NIAS Membership Meeting: Bats- Beyond the Myths... >


Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is a chapter of National Audubon Society, Inc.


Contact Us

The members and board encourage your comments.

Mailing Address

Northwest Illinois Audubon Society
P.O. Box 771
Freeport, IL  61032-0771

Board Members

President – Rex Sides

Vice President – Richard Benning

Secretary – Nancy Ocken

Treasurer – Mary Blackmore

At large – Linda Black

At large – Mark Kiester

At large – Betty Mickel

At large – Fred Redmore

At large – Henry Simpson

At large – Steve Simpson

Committee Chairs

Conservation – Candy Colby

Programs – Teresa Smith

Education – Juliet Moderow

Publicity – Tim Smith

Membership – Gay Broocks

Field Trips – Laura Dufford

Newsletter Editor

Dan Barron