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Monthly Membership Meetings

Quad City Audubon Society holds monthly membership meetings from September through May, on the second Thursday of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Butterworth Center, 1105 8th Street, Moline. Every meeting includes a presentation on a natural history or conservation topic. Topics run the gamut from butterflies to endangered ocean life, to ice-age geology, and, of course, birds. Birding presentations span the globe from the Arctic to the Antarctic, with stops in the tropics, and the Midwest.

Saturday, February 10 8:00-10:00am Winter Field Trip to Smiths Island for overwintering woodland birds and waterfowl and gulls. Meet at Lock and Dam 14 parking lot, just downriver from LeClaire. For questions contact qcaudubon@gmail.com.

Thursday March 14,  6:00pm;  Membership Meeting, Butterworth Center 1105 8th Street, Moline.  Jon Duveyjonck, retired Fish and Wildfile Biologis, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, will present a program, titled "Mississippi River Potpourri"   In person and zoom.  Zoom link: https://wiu.zoom.us/j/94478127233

Saturday, March 16, 2024, Field Trip to Princeton Marsh for migrating waterfowl and early spring migrants. Meet at Lock and Dam 14, LeClaire Iowa at 8:00am. We will look for diving ducks en route to Princeton Marsh. For questions contact qcaudubon@gmail.com.

April 11, 2024 Thursday 6:00pm, Membership Meeting Butterworth Center 1105 8th Street, Moline, Program TBD In person and on zoom. Zoom link:https://wiu.zoom.us/j/94478127233.

Sunday April 14, 2024 Field Trip Cone Marsh. Meet at the Marquette Street Boat Ramp, Davenport at 7:00am. Cone Marsh southwest of Muscatine is great for viewing waterfowl and shorebirds. For questions contactqcaudubon@gmail.com.

Saturday April 27 Stroll Thru Springtime, Black Hawk State Historic Site, Rock Island.Citizens to Preserve Black Hawk Park. Bird Walk 7:00-9:00am Program 9:00-10:00am Wildflower Walk 10:00-Noon.

Saturday May 4, Illinois Spring Bird Count. Contact Tim Murphy 309-764-9779 or for further information. Coordinated by Illinois Natural History Survey.

An archive of monthly membership meetings, field trips and special events from past years can be viewed here: Calendar Archives

Acknowledgment: photo by Ken Carnes 

 

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are open to the public:


Saturday, February 10 8:00-10:00am Winter Field Trip to Smiths Island for overwintering woodland birds and waterfowl and gulls. Meet at Lock and Dam 14 parking lot, just downriver from LeClaire. For questions contact qcaudubon@gmail.com.

Thursday March 14,  6:00pm;  Membership Meeting, Butterworth Center 1105 8th Street, Moline.  Jon Duveyjonck, retired Fish and Wildfile Biologis, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, will present a program, titled "Mississippi River Potpourri"   In person and zoom.  Zoom link: https://wiu.zoom.us/j/94478127233

Saturday, March 16, 2024, Field Trip to Princeton Marsh for migrating waterfowl and early spring migrants. Meet at Lock and Dam 14, LeClaire Iowa at 8:00am. We will look for diving ducks en route to Princeton Marsh. For questions contact qcaudubon@gmail.com.

April 11, 2024 Thursday 6:00pm, Membership Meeting Butterworth Center 1105 8th Street, Moline, Program TBD In person and on zoom. Zoom link:https://wiu.zoom.us/j/94478127233.

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