Do you enjoy attracting wildlife to your backyard? Do you maintain the four elements of habitat or would like to improve your backyard habitat? Your backyard can become a Certified Illinois Audubon Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary. Qualify and receive a certificate and a sign for posting in your yard.
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Please call the IAS office for questions regarding Certification or Re-Certification at 217.544.2473
Looking for a birding activity in Illinois? Check out the Illinois Audubon Society's Birding Calendar
The Kirtland’s warbler is arguably the most famous warbler in North America, and the rarest. Learn the history of this bird from its chance discovery and naming, the decades-long search for its nesting grounds, and the sometimes scandalous people that have studied it. Kara will also describe the Kirtland’s warbler’s exacting habitat requirements and how fire suppression and an invasive species almost led to its extinction. Finally, she will talk about the intense management done to revive the population and the amazing success conservationists have had, resulting in the potential delisting of the Kirtland’s warbler from the Endangered Species List.
All meetings are free and open to the public.
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Learn more about the IAS Spring Gathering here
WCAS Activity Brochure
Download our new brochure with all meeting and field trip information.
Note: Information is subject to change. Please check back here for the latest info on the next upcoming meeting or activity. Download here.