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Sinnissippi Audubon – 50 Years of Stewardship, Advocacy, and Conservation

116 N. Madison St. Rockford

This year marks the 50th year of Sinnissippi Audubon, which was founded in 1972. One of our first efforts, besides lobbying the City of Rockford to recycle, was to lobby it to stop dumping the snow it cleared from downtown streets into the Rock River. It contained salt, trash, and miscellaneous debris, like car mufflers. […]

Rockford Peregrine Falcon Banding


Join Sinnissippi Audubon Society as the Rockford Peregrine Falcon chicks are banded by Mary Hennen of the Chicago Peregrine Program. Why are the chicks being banded? As with any bird, scientists want to know “Where do they go?” The simplest way to find out is to place color and number-coded bands, like bracelets, on the […]


Rockton Pelican Fest

Downtown Rockton 110 East Main Street, Rockton

Save the date to celebrate the annual return of the American White Pelicans and other migrating birds to the Rock River. This year we will be teaming up with The Natural Land Institute, The Sinnissippi Audubon Society, The Village of Rockton and JR Finally Art Studio & Gallery to create a day filled with activities […]