Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Prescribed Burn Training Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost:  $60 (Includes the 155 page Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Manual) Start Location: Nature at the Confluence for classroom instruction, 306 Dickop St.,[...]
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Anna Page Park
Red Trillium, photo: Jill Kennay Anna Page Park Barbara and Dan Williams will lead this walk at Rockford Park District’s Anna Page Park. We will travel through a variety of plant communities, from creek bottoms[...]
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Kinnikinnick Creek Conservation Area
skunk cabbage, photo: Jill Kennay Aaron Minson, Boone County Conservation District, and Brian Hale, Conservation District Volunteer, take us through the recently restored prairie and basswood, hickory and white oak forest to explore the wildflowers[...]
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Burr Oak Valley Preserve
young garlic mustard May is Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month. Learn how to identify and pull garlic mustard, a non-native invasive species. This is a fun outdoor activity for all ages of individuals, families, and[...]
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Nygren Wetland Preserve
Free Family Fun! Adult Adventures. Natural Land Institute will present Family Nature Day on Saturday, June 22 at Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, Ill. This free family themed event runs from 9:00[...]