You can now join or renew your IAS/WCAS annual membership online! It's easy and convenient.
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
Are you interested in learning more about birds and birding in and around Will County? Would you like to meet others that enjoy birding? Join us at one of our upcoming activities
and find out what the Will County Audubon Society is all about. We hope to see you there!
Thursday November 10, 2016
Program: Kane County Audubon's Chimney Swift Tower Project
Presented by Rich and Marion Miller
(please note the location for this meeting)
Social Time: 6:30PM
Business Meeting 6:45PM
Barber-Oberwortmann Horticulture Center
227 Gougar Rd
Joliet, Il 60432
Rich and Marion Miller are the coordinators for the Kane County Audubon Chimney Swift Tower Project.
They are active members of Kane County Audubon
, avid bird watchers and involved in various bird monitoring programs. They participate in the Christmas and Spring Bird Counts, BCN Grassland Bird Surveys, ICF Crane Count and Kestrel Nest Box Program. In their “spare time” they both are working Registered Nurses.
Learn about Chimney Swifts and their conservation needs, the genesis of the tower project and how a community working together made the project a reality.
Download the program description for the November meeting brochure here
All Will County Audubon Society meetings are free and open to the public.
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
Fall Bird Migration
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Photo by Bill Morris