Bird Walk, Petrifying Springs Park

Petrifying Springs Park 761 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, WI

Meet at area 2, where the feeders are, by 5:30 PM. This is the lot north of the Pike River bridge accessed from JR, see map at: https://hoyaudubon.org/maps/petrifyingsprings/ We will be looking for fall migrant birds.

Big Sit

Carre-Hogle Park 1699 Main Street, Racine, WI

Hoy's 12th Big Sit is a FREE EVENT and open to EVERYONE! It is an easy activity for those with limited mobility, as birders watch from a stationary location. Bring binoculars, sunscreen, water, snacks, and a folding chair.

Hoy Meeting & Board Elections

River Bend Nature Center 3600 N Green Bay Rd, Racine, WI

Our first in-person meeting in a long time! Hoy member Rick Fare will lead a presentation on winter birds. We will also have our annual Hoy Board elections. Virtual Option To Join Program! We are now offering a virtual option to join Thursday's program. Register in advance for the meeting at: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrc-ysrj8jHt1cLQHGeHSFxLPcUPYlwebh After registering, you

Hoy Field Trip: Hawk Watch at Illinois Beach State Park

Illinois Beach State Park (North Unit) - Hawk Watch 42.4665634,-87.8055775, IL

Illinois Beach State Park (North Unit), Zion, IL Meet at the BP gas station at 12720 Sheridan Rd (corner of Sheridan and Russell) by 8:30 AM. The group will continue from there. Bring your binoculars, a chair, water, snacks, and layered clothing in case it's breezy. See recent and past bird reports at https://ebird.org/wi/hotspot/L3566518. Click

Hawkwatch at Chiwaukee Prairie

Chiwaukee Prairie 121st Street and 2nd Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Meet at 121st Street and 2nd Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158. Hoy plans to meet at Chiwaukee to watch for migrating raptors. There is roadside parking in this area. Bring your binoculars, a chair, water, snacks, and layered clothing in case it's breezy. If winds are forecasted to be strong from the south or east

Hoy Meeting & Meet and Greet

River Bend Nature Center 3600 N Green Bay Rd, Racine, WI

Rather than a speaker presentation, this evening will be a membership meet and greet opportunity to introduce / reintroduce ourselves to other as likeminded nature enthusiasts and to discuss what we have been seeing in the field and at the feeders. I’m hoping to see many new and familiar faces that evening. Your participation makes

Lakefront Birding at Shoop Park/Wind Point

Shoop Park (Racine County) 4534-4326 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point

We'll meet at the parking lot at Shoop Park. We may walk northward along the lakefront to the Wind Point Lighthouse. To get back to the parking lot, we'll either retrace our steps or walk along the edge of Shoop golf course. The field trip end time will depend on bird activity and/or weather conditions

Owl Prowl

Bong State Recreational Area (BB Parking Area) 26000 Co Hwy BB, Kansasville, WI

We will drive to various locations near and within the park to listen for owls. Please meet promptly by 7:00 PM at the DNR parking lot that is located on the north side of BB (7th Street), approximately 0.7 mile west of Hwy 75. A Wisconsin State Parks vehicle admission sticker will be required when

Lakefront Birding – Kenosha

Southport Park 7825 First Avenue, Kenosha, WI

We'll first meet at the parking lot at Southport Park (just north of the Kenosha Sand Dunes) and will then visit other spots along the lakefront.  The field trip end time will depend on bird activity and/or weather conditions but will generally conclude no later than 12:00 PM. Along the lake we'll be looking for

Lakefront Birding at Shoop Park/Wind Point

Shoop Park (Racine County) 4534-4326 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point

UPDATE: Due to the lack of waterfowl on Eagle Lake, the field trip will instead be held at Shoop Park/Wind Point. We'll meet at the parking lot at Shoop Park. We may walk northward along the lakefront to the Wind Point Lighthouse. To get back to the parking lot, we'll either retrace our steps or

Lakefront Birding at Shoop Park/Wind Point

Shoop Park (Racine County) 4534-4326 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point

We'll meet at the parking lot at Shoop Park. We may walk northward along the lakefront to the Wind Point Lighthouse. To get back to the parking lot, we'll either retrace our steps or walk along the edge of Shoop golf course. The field trip end time will depend on bird activity and/or weather conditions

Hoy’s Holiday Dinner and Program

Fireside Restaurant & Lounge 2801 30th Avenue, Kenosha

Current chapter members of the Hoy Audubon Society chapter, please join us for our holiday dinner and program at the Fireside Restaurant & Lounge. Following dinner, we will hear from George Prins and the Prins family/friends on the early history of the Hoy Nature Club. George will be celebrating his 100th birthday this December! For