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Tim Murphy - 2025

Vice President
Jody Millar - 2025

Bernadene Bowles 2025

Brian Peer 2025

Board Members

Forrest Stonedahl: 2023

Krista Kefauver: 2023

Adrianna McBride: 2025

Rob Porter: 2025

Cathy White: 2025

Committee Chairs

Conservation - Vacant

Field Trips - Board Members

Membership - Tim Murphy

Newsletter - Jason Monson

Publicity - Vacant

Iowa Audubon Representative: Walt Zuurdeeg

Illinois Audubon Representative: Bernadene Bowles

Mississippi Currents is published quarterly by the Quad City Audubon Society P.O. Box 81 Bettendorf, IA 52722 Direct all general emails to:

~~ Bald Eagle, photo by Jody Millar

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.


All events are open to the public:

April 11, 2024 Thursday 6:00pm, Membership Meeting Butterworth Center 1105 8th Street, Moline, Dr. Brian Peer, Western Illinois University, will discuss Birds of the Sonoran Desert in person and on zoom. Zoom link:

Sunday April 14 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 contact 

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

Thursday May 9 6:00pm, Membership Meeting Butterworth Center, 1105 8th Street, Moline, IL Curt Kemmerier, Southeast District Supervison, Iowa DNR , will present a program: "Managing Iowa Public Lands For The Birds". The program will also be available on zoom, link:

Saturday May 11, Field Trip Dorrance & Illiniwek Parks. Meet at the ball diamond parking lot at Dorrance Park, Port Byron, Illinois at 7 a.m. This field trip in the past has yielded outstanding numbers of migrating and breeding warblers, tanagers, orioles, and woodpeckers. For questions, contact

Sunday June 2, Field Trip Mississippi Palisades State Park and Lost Mound Wildlife Refuge, Savanna, Illinois. Meet at Shuler’s Grove Park, Rapids City at 6 a.m. for carpooling. This is an all-day field trip that will include a stop for lunch. This field trip features late waterfowl, breeding warblers, forest and grassland birds. For questions, contact  

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