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, Dec. 17, 2022
Christmas Bird Count... >

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023
Program: Becycling with Butterflies... >

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
Field Trip: Open Land Birding... >

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
Event: To Build a Fire... >


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 – Richard Benning

Vice President – Laura Dufford

Secretary – Mary Blackmore

Treasurer – Tim Smith

At large – Elizabeth Boettner

At large – Jeremy Dixon

At large – Carol Redmore

At large – Fred Redmore

At large – Jeff Shriver

At large – Steve Simpson

Committee Chairs

Conservation – Teresa Smith

Programs – Don Miller

Education – Adam Moderow

Publicity – Leah Dixon

Membership – Jeff Shriver

Field Trips – Chris Kruger

Newsletter Editor

Dan Barron