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Illinois Audubon Birdsong Chapter

New Birdsong officers were elected in February 2017 for a 2-year term; President Diana Rod, Vice-President Randy Singleton, Treasurer Teresa Good, Secretary Cassandra Rodgers, Illinois Audubon Board Member Deb Carey.

Amboy Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary Brochure

Birdsong-IAS Membership Form

Birdsong Chapter Events



Volunteer Orientation and Workday

Amboy Marsh Nature Preserve

Sunday 10 December       Noon to 3 pm

How many hours will I be expected to commit? What exactly will I be doing? Do I need any particular skills? How soon can I start?  How will I know what needs to be done?

Experienced and new volunteers are encouraged to attend the Amboy Marsh Nature Preserve Volunteer Orientation and Workday on Sunday December 10.  The event will begin at Noon with a free lunch and  with a welcome and update on what’s been happening on the ground at Amboy Marsh.  From 12:30 until 2:30 we will tackle a project. After that everyone will enjoy conversation while learning about volunteer opportunities, basic policies and sanctuary rules plus lots of ways to get involved. If you are currently a volunteer at Amboy Marsh or would like to consider helping please join us.  Attendance is limited.  Please RSVP to Deb Carey at [email protected] before December 9. This event is made possible by a generous grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation in commitment to broadening the awareness of natural areas in Illinois.

 We’d love to have you involved! Details? Call 815-973-0401.

We would like to introduce you to our new IAS sanctuary, Gremel Wildlife Sanctuary at 1881 Lewis Road, just east of Amboy Marsh Nature Preserve.

Work Stewardship Day every Friday at Amboy Marsh. Call 815-973-0401 for details. Painting, weed-pulling, inventorying, cleaning, having fun! – the list is endless!

Members and guests welcome. You need not be a member to take part in all activities.