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WELCOME

TN WarblerWelcome to the Quad City Audubon Society. A chapter of the National Audubon Society, we are an association of local volunteers whose primary concerns are birds and the habitats that sustain them.

Mission Statement

The Quad City Audubon Society (QCAS) is dedicated to the enjoyment of birds, a better understanding of the natural world, stewardship of natural areas and habitats, fellowship, improvement of community awareness of environmental issues, and education of youth for the benefit of future generations.

~~ Tenneessee Warbler, photo by Jody Millar

UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are open to the public:


January 5-7—Bald Eagle Days: The 31st annual Bald Eagle Days held at the QC Expo Center, Rock Island, IL., 4pm-8 pm Friday; 10 am-8 pm Saturday, and 10 am-5 pm Sunday. QCAS will again be hosting a booth and guiding Bald Eagle watching bus tours. Volunteers needed; contact any Board Member.

January 11—Monthly Meeting: Kelly McKay will discuss his experiences with the Christmas Bird Count and the first full Christmas Bird Count Marathon. Kelly is an expert birder and always has interesting information to share. He is the Director of the BioEco Research and Monitoring Center and performs contracted field studies.

February 8—Monthly Meeting: Randy Nyboer is a Botanist and Field Biologist with the Illinois Natural History Survey and retired from the Illinois Department of Conservation. He is very knowledgeable about Illinois Natural areas and will be speaking on “Native Plants”. You won’t want to miss Randy’s presentation!

February 17—Sunderbruch Park: Meet at 9:00 am in parking lot. Address: 4675 Telegraph Rd., Davenport, IA. Birding and attaching blue bird houses to metal poles. Half day trip.

March 8—Monthly Meeting: Carole Teator is an Eastern Iowa Manager of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. She will speak about what this organization works on and how Audubon member can help.

March 24—Cone Marsh: Meet at Credit Island Lodge at 8 am to car pool. We will look for waterfowl migration.

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