Annual Midwest Crane Count

Each year in mid-April, over 1,000 volunteers travel to their local wetlands and favorite birding locations to participate in the Crane Count. This annual survey of Sandhill and Whooping Cranes spans over 90 counties in seven states of the upper Midwest, including Wisconsin and portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio and Minnesota. If you’d […]

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Migration Walk

317 Art Collective 317 Market St., Rockford

Fly with us thru downtown Rockford!   We encourage you to wear bird masks, beaks that cover your face mask, wings, or carry a bird on a pole as we follow a migration route which will begin at 317 Market St. next to the Yellow-headed Blackbird mural by artist Therese Rowinski.   We will fly […]

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World Migratory Bird Day Address from Tykee James

Please join Sinnissippi Audubon as we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with Tykee James. Tykee James joined the National Audubon Society as Government Affairs Coordinator in December of 2018. His background is highlighted with experience as an environmental educator, community organizer, and environmental policy advisor in his hometown, Philadelphia. As Audubon’s government affairs coordinator, James […]

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Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop St, South Beloit

Take A Walk With John Audubon! Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist, will lead a unique bird watching adventure as he regales you with his in-depth observations of the species we happen to see along the Rock River Birding and Hiking Trail. Peak Spring migration is happening at this time, so we should see […]

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“Adventures With Audubon” Program with Brian “Fox” Ellis

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop St, South Beloit

Come gather ’round as Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist,  weaves stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures as he accomplishes something no one had ever done before: drawing every bird in North America. Fox is a storyteller and educator who brings the […]

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