Latest Past Events

Family Birdhouse Building Workshop

Rockford MakerSpace 203 N. Church St., Rockford

Sinnissippi Audubon is partnering with Rockford MakerSpaceto offer a family birdhouse building workshop. The workshop includes all tools and materials needed to assemble a wren house. Wrens begin to arrive in late-March to mid-April. The males will begin to build nests to attract a female shortly after arriving, so now is the time to create […]


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 […]