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WELCOME

TN WarblerWelcome to the Quad City Audubon Society. A chapter of the National Audubon Society, we are an association of local volunteers whose primary concerns are birds and the habitats that sustain them.

Mission Statement

The Quad City Audubon Society (QCAS) is dedicated to the enjoyment of birds, a better understanding of the natural world, stewardship of natural areas and habitats, fellowship, improvement of community awareness of environmental issues, and education of youth for the benefit of future generations.

~~ Tenneessee Warbler, photo by Jody Millar

UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are open to the public:


August 19, Saturday— Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip. Meet at Credit Island Lodge 7:00 a.m. Carpool to Port Louisa NWR Headquarters at 10728 County Road X61, Wapello, Iowa 52653. The refuge will be open for the QCAS tour and a staff guide will assist us. Half day trip. We hope to see
shorebirds.

September 14, Thursday, Quad City Audubon regular montly meeting at 7:00pm, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th Street, Moline, IL.The meeting will include a presentation by Betsy Bainbridge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on Cheyenne Bottoms. Cheyenne Bottoms is the largest marsh in the interior of the United States and was designated a Wetland of International Importance in 1988 by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The area is considered the most important shorebird migration point in the western hemisphere. The public is invited; there is no charge.

September 16, Saturday, Wild Cat Den State Park Field Trip. Meet at Credit Island Lodge at 7:00 a.m. Carpool to Wild Cat Den State Park near Muscatine,
Iowa. Half day trip. Fall migration!

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