Welcome to Shawnee Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society

Shawnee Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society, serving members across the southernmost region of Illinois. We are dedicated to the conservation and preservation of Illinois habitat and its diversity of native birds, animals and plants. We offer bird watching and nature-related field trips, workshops and presentations in southern Illinois.


New Website Look for a New Year!

Happy Holidays from Shawnee Audubon Chapter

Please check out the NEW website. And be sure to subscribe to our feed. It’s simple! From the Home Page enter your email address, follow the instructions for verification and voila! every time we add an important post about an upcoming event or news you will be sent an email!

Mermet Lake Birding

January 28 – Saturday 8am to noon

Meet at Restored Prairie parking area just before the lake.  This will be a mostly driving trip – around the lake looking for wintering waterfowl and other interesting birds.  Please sign up by contacting Anne:  email or call 618-524-9022. Signing up ensure notification in case of cancellation.