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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.

September 13 - Dr. David Shealer from Loras College will be speaking on Black Terns

August 18 – Saturday, Cone Marsh, Conesville, Iowa: Meet at 8:00 am at the Credit Island Lodge in Davenport, Iowa. We will look for shore birds.

October 11 - Holly Welch will be speaking about "Rescuing, Rehabing, and Loving Swans".

November 8 - Mitch and Marilyn Davis will be speaking about their trip to the Galapagos.

December 13 - Benjamin Leture, Groundskeeper at Glynn's Creek Golf Course at Scott County Park will speak about their recently acquired designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary-Golf Course". He will share criteria for certification and how the local community, including Quad City Audubon, assisted in this designation.

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:


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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