Prairie Woods Audubon Society

The aim of the Audubon Society, as a chapter of the National Audubon Society, is to conserve the environment, preserve wildlife and natural habitats, and provide opportunities for education, nature appreciation, and fellowship.

Prairie Woods Audubon meeting information:

  • Location: Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg, IL
  • Dates: Third Thursday of the month -- September-November; January-June
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Social Time 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Meeting and Program

native plant gardening

Join us for our next meeting on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 pm.

Join us as Kelsay Shaw from the Possibility Place Nursery, located in Monee, shares his knowledge of local plants and provides gardening tips.

Be sure to bring a friend along! The public is welcome.

Prairie Woods Audubon holds its monthly meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Please view the information below for the upcoming meeting schedule.

Interested in information regarding the Palatine Prairie?

Click on the link for info on visiting or assisting us in maintaining this special piece of land.

Palatine Prairie Information


APRIL 18, 2019

"Native Plant Gardening" by Kelsay Shaw

Possibility Place Nursery, Monee, IL

MAY 16, 2019

"Travelogue" by Josh Engel

Red Hill Birding, Chicago

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization voluntarily affiliated with the National Audubon Society. We are registered & file with the IRS, the State of IL & the Attorney General's Office yearly as prescribed by law.

What We Do:

1. We help maintain a 6.5 acre high quality prairie in Palatine IL.

2. Hold field trips such as birding and nature activities.

3. Support area conservation education/activism, implement & teach habitat conservation, and award grants to area groups from youths to senior citizens.

4. Hold monthly membership meetings from Sept.- June. No meetings are held in Dec. & Jan. Topics include birding, conservation, science and more!

5. Presentations and meet-ups are always open to the public. Refreshments served. Always FREE!

6. For info, questions or media contact please call us or leave a message at:

Our Phone: (847) 485-9695 Our e-Mail:

Click here to view our PWA Facebook page!

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