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All events take place at Forest Park Nature Center at the foot of Forest Park Drive in Peoria Heights unless otherwise noted.

The public is welcome to attend these free meetings!

Even turkeys come to Peoria Audubon meetings





2022 Calendar of Events

Keep watching, as events will be added throughout the year

May 2022

Sat. May 7 Spring Bird Count

Statewide survey of birds.  This bird count is timed to be at the peak of spring migration.  The Peoria Audubon Society organizes teams to participate in the Statewide count.  Contact Mike Miller at (309) 681-2858, Peoria County compiler, for more information and to volunteer.

Wed. May 11  7:00 p.m. Meeting - Challenges, Stories, and Situations of being an African-American Birder

As part of a project to promote inclusivity, not just diversity, Peoria Audubon is sponsoring a program on the challenges, stories, and situations of being a Black person and a birder. 

This meeting will be virtual.  Send email to peoriaaudubon@gmail.com for link to join.   

September 2022

Wed. Sept. 14 7:00 p.m. Herb Unkrich - All About Bluebirds

Join us as Herb Unkrich lets us know all about bluebirds and bluebird monitoring at the Forest Park Nature Center.  Meeting is also scheduled to be broadcast Live via Zoom - send email to peoriaaudubon@gmail.com for link to virtual meeting.

Herb will have numerous stories about his experiences at monitoring and care for numerous bluebird houses throughout the Peoria Area.  

October 2022

Wed. Oct. 12   7:00 p.m. Meeting Details Not Yet Finalized - Check Back Later  

November 2022

Wed. Nov. 9 7:00 p.m. Meeting Details Not Yet Finalized - Check Back Later.  

December 2022

Wed. Dec. 14  7:00 p.m. Meeting Details Not Yet Finalized - Check Back Later
Dec. 14, 2022 - Jan. 5, 2023

Dates Not Final

Christmas Bird Counts - Details Not Yet Final

Peoria Audubon will be participating in three separate Christmas Bird Counts in Central Illinois.  Join us for the 123rd annual event.  Specific details are not yet final.

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