Illinois chapters

Greater DuPage Chapter – Naperville Area
Contact: Pat Clancy, 630-964-0448,

Illinois Prairie Chapter – Bloomington, Normal Area
Chartered in December 2010, the Illinois Prairie Chapter meets and organizes a variety of events in Bloomington-Normal, IL and the greater Central Illinois area.

For more information about this chapter, contact Sherrie Snyder via email or phone at 309-824-6954.
Also visit our web site:

Lake-To-Prairie Chapter – Mundelein Area
General Meeting Information: Time: 7:00 p.m. – Frequency: First Tuesday of each Month – Location: Varies
Please Note: The location of Chapter meetings rotates through various sites within our membership area to facilitate easy access. In addition, Field Trips and also outside activities are in various locations. Therefore, always check the Calendar of Events for this month’s location, day and time.

Chapter Contacts (as of January 2012)
President and Treasurer: Sandy Miller (847) 546-4198; send me an email
Membership: Sandy Washburn (847) 949-1054; send me an email

North Park Village Nature Center Chapter – (Chicago area)
BOB PORTER, President: (312) 744-5472 e-mail
Meetings are usually held the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the North Park Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, unless otherwise indicated.

Northern Kane County Chapter – Elgin Area
The Northern Kane County Chapter of Wild Ones typically meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at Christ The Lord Lutheran Church, Elgin, IL. During the Spring and Summer months there are tours of native plant specific locations (yards, parks, preserves, etc.) that are usually on Saturday mornings.

For more information:
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Chapter Contacts:
General Contact Information – 847-794-8962,
Roland Lauer, President
Shirley Pflederer, Membership
Kim Haag, Communications

Rock River Valley Chapter – Rockford area
Constance McCarthy, President
Chapter Contact: (815) 627-0344 or Email Rock River Valley President

Meetings are usually held the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing and browsing the lending library and merchandise tables. Unless otherwise stated, we meet in the Physical Education Center, Room PEC 0110 at Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Illinois 61114. 

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Tupelo ChapterMurphysboro, Carbondale, Carterville Area
A new chapter has been chartered in the Murphysboro, Carbondale, Carterville area.

If you would like information or would like to attend the meeting, contact the chapter for more information.

West Cook Chapter – West Cook County, Oak Park Area
A new chapter has been formed in the West Cook County/Oak Park area.  If you are interested in joining this chapter, Contact Pamela Todd at