Feedback on Illinois Audubon Magazine

The Illinois Audubon Society was incorporated on April 10, 1897, and since 1916 has communicated with members via a periodic magazine. All are welcome to provide input on the survey, however, some questions will relate specifically to the IAS magazine, which members receive quarterly (to join and receive a magazine, visit
Please take a minute to share your thoughts and ideas on a natural resource topic pertinent to Illinois, and, if you are a member, provide input on how we're doing and the types of articles you would like to read in future editions. Thank you!

* 1. Do you articipante in any of the citizen-scientist efforts to collect data on Illinois birds?

  I participated in the past year I have participated in the past but not currently No, but I am interested
Christmas Bird Count
Breeding Bird Survey (USFWS)
Illinois Spring Bird Count
Submit data to ebird
Project FeederWatch
Illinois Audubon Society Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey

* 2. Are you aware of the effort lead by National Audubon to protect iconic habitats, and the birds that depend on them, and the 91 Illinois sites that have been designated Important Bird Areas since the fall of 2000? (If you want to learn more about these sites go to

* 3. Please tell us which Illinois Important Bird Areas you have birded, or would be interested in seeing as a future IAS field trip destination. We've listed quite a few sites here but you just need to denote those where you have, or would like to, bird.

  I have birded this IBA I would be interested in an IAS field trip to this IBA
Donnelly and Lake DePue State Fish and Wildlife Areas (Bureau and Putnam counties)
Paul Douglas Forest Preserve (Cook County)
Lake Senachwine Conservation Area (Putnam County)
Baker's Lake Nature Preserve (Cook County)
Clinton Lake State Recreation Area (DeWitt County)
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery (WIll County)
McGinnis Slough (Cook County)
Tony's Pond (McHenry County)
Bergman Slough (Cook County)
Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge/Miss. River Fish and Wildlife Area (Calhoun and Jersey counties)
Lake-McHenry Wetlands Complex (Lake and McHenry counties
Herrick Lake/Danada West (DuPage County)
Pembroke Township (Kankakee County)
Siloam Springs Area (Adams and Brown counties)
Spring Creek Valley Forest Preserve (Cook County)
Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge (Mercer County)
Carlyle Lake Complex (Bond, Clinton and Fayette counties)
Des Plaines State Conservation Area (Will County)
LaSalle Lake (LaSalle County)
Rend Lake (Franklin and Jefferson counties)
Clear Lake (Mason County)
Alorton Thicket (St. Clair County)
Carpenter Park Nature Preserve (Sangamon County)
Elsen's Hill/West DuPage Woods Forest Preserve (DuPage County)
Beall Woods State Park (Wabash County)
Illinois Beach Sate Park (Lake County)
Nachusa Grasslands (Lee County)
American Golden-Plover Stopovers (Coles, Douglas, Macon, Shelby and Edgar counties)
Kennekuk County Park (Vermilion County)
Sand Ridge State Forest (Mason County)
Granite City - Wilson Park (Madison County)
Mermet Lake (Massac County)
Burning Star Mine (Franklin, Jackson and Williamson counties)
Horseshoe Lake State Park (Madison County)
Thebes Area - Mississippi Kite Complex (Alexander County)
Plum Creek Forest Preserve (Cook County)
Alexander County - Least Tern Habitat (Alexander County)
Ferne Clyffe State Park (Jackson and Johnson counties)
Salt Creek Woods Nature Preserve - Bob Mann Woods (Cook County)
Pool 19 Mississippi River (Hancock and Henderson counties)
Wabash - Least Tern Habitat (Wabash and White counties)
Lake Michigan (Cook and Lake counties)
Ewing Park (McLean County)

* 4. What recent Illinois Audubon story was your favorite?

* 5. What topic would you like to see covered in a future issue?