Take Action to Save Bell Bowl Prairie

You can Take Action to Save Bell Bowl Prairie Sign a letter to Governor Pritzker HERE. Use this list: Bell Bowl Contact List to contact local leaders and elected officials and demand that they take steps to protect Bell Bowl Prairie.  ...

Jack White’s Statement to GRAA: Bell Bowl Prairie

John (Jack) White tells Greater Rockford Airport Authority that Bell Bowl Prairie on the airport property is Outstanding and Why Read Jack’s statement that he read to the GRAA at the Sep. 23 board meeting and a follow up statement about the prairie and the many...

Bell Bowl Prairie – Public Meeting Notice

Please join Natural Land Institute and Sinnissippi Audubon Society as we host a public meeting about Bell Bowl Prairie at the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Headquarters. Date: Thu., Sep. 30, 2021 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: 5500 Northrock Drive, Rockford, IL...

NLI and the Bell Bowl Prairie at Rockford Airport

Message from the Executive Director, Kerry Leigh As many of you have heard, the Chicago Rockford International Airport expansion plans include development on this prairie, a portion of which is an Illinois Natural Areas Inventory Site (INAI) that has not only historic...

A Real Natural Treat

Scott and Rebecca Olson Create An Oasis for Native Wildlife In Their Urban Neighborhood By Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee   As Rebecca Olson greeted us in the driveway of her Rockford home, I immediately noticed patches of native wildflowers mixed in with their...

Encouraging Future Conservation Leaders

NLI is partnering with Rockford Promise (About Rockford Promise – Rockford Promise) which provides promising scholars from underserved school districts full-tuition college scholarships. Rockford Promise also supports those Scholars with robust community mentorships,...
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