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Cedar WaxwingWelcome 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.

~~ Cedar Waxwing, photo by Jody Millar


All events are open to the public:

September 8—Half day Black Hawk State Historic Site ~ Singing Bird Center, Rock Island, Illinois. Meet at 8:00 am at Singing Bird Center at the north end of the park. We will look for migrating fall warblers.

September 13—Monthly Meeting: Dr. David Shealer from Loras College will be speaking on Black Terns.

October 11—Monthly Meeting: Holly Welch will be speaking about "Rescuing, Rehabing, and Loving Swans.”

October 13—Half day Sylvan Island ~ Meet at 8:00 am at the bridge to Sylvan Island. We will look for Black crowned Night-Herons and other birds. Bridge is near Second Street and Second Avenue in Moline. It is off the bike path in that area.

November 8—Monthly Meeting: Mitch and Marilyn Davis will be speaking about their trip to the Galapagos.

November 18—Lock & Dam 13 ~ We will meet at Brothers Restaurant in Rapids City, Illinois at 7:00 am. We will look for waterfowl.

December 13—Monthly Meeting: Benjamin Leture, Groundskeeper at Glynns Creek Golf Course, Long Grove Iowa is a Scott County Park, will speak about their recently acquired designation as an Audubon International Certified Golf Course. He will share criteria for certification and how the local community, including Quad City Audubon, assisted in this designation.

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