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.


Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017
Annual NIAS Butterfly Festival... >

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017
Field Trip: Local Food Tour to Arnolds Farm and Fieldview Farm... >

Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017
Stewardship: Elkhorn Creek, Swamp Sparrow Wetland... >

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017
Stewardship: Elkhorn Creek, Trail Trimming for Butterfly Festival... >


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