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You can now join or renew your IAS/WCAS annual membership online! It's easy and convenient.
Do you enjoy attracting wildlife to your backyard?   Do you maintain the four elements of habitat or would like to improve your backyard habitat?   Your backyard can become a Certified Illinois Audubon Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary.   Qualify and receive a certificate and a sign for posting in your yard.
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Please call the IAS office for questions regarding Certification or Re-Certification at 217.544.2473
Looking for a birding activity in Illinois? Check out the Illinois Audubon Society's Birding Calendar
Are you interested in learning more about birds and birding in and around Will County? Would you like to meet others that enjoy birding? Join us at one of our upcoming activities and find out what the Will County Audubon Society is all about. We hope to see you there!
Next Meeting
Thursday October 13, 2016
Program: Grassland Birds of Midewin Tallgrass Prairie
Presented by Bill Glass, US Forest Service Prairie Ecologist
Social Time: 6:30PM
Business Meeting 6:45PM
Program 7PM
Pilcher Park Nature Center
2501 Highland Park Drive
Joliet, Illinois

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is known throughout the Midwest as an important bird area especially for grassland birds. The restoration activities and management practices provide thousands of acres of habitat for each suite of grassland birds. 
Bill Glass received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Western Illinois University and a Master’s of Science degree specializing in prairie ecology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently an ecologist with the USDA Forest Service at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie where he has worked for 13 years.
Read the entire program description in the October meeting brochure here.
All Will County Audubon Society meetings are free and open to the public.
WCAS Activity Brochure
Download our new brochure with all meeting and field trip information.
Note: Information is subject to change. Please check back here for the latest info on the next upcoming meeting or activity. Download here.
Fall Bird Migration
Fall migration is underway! Let us know what your are seeing. Share your fall sightings on our WCAS Facebook page.
Photo by Bill Morris