Thank you to everyone who participated in Family Nature Adventures this summer. There were 140 registered participants and 23 children who earned a Junior Naturalist badge.
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the two drawings that were held after the event ended: Alex Prosser, winner of the Registration Drawing, and MacKenzie Bragg, winner of the Final Participation Drawing. Thank you also to all of the video hosts and partner organizations, event sponsors and grantors who helped make this event possible. See the list of names, and the videos and activities, which are still available to do anytime, in the link below.
Thank You to our Learning Video Hosts!
Learning video hosts include NLI’s Education and Marketing & Membership Committee members and other volunteers: Rick Barton, Rob Clark, Machelle Dopkins, Brendan Noble, Pam Shaver, Dawn and Payton Skupien, Julie Tackett, Stacy and Dana Wallace, Andrea Wallace Noble, and Barbara Williams.
Partner organizations include Boone County Conservation District, Burpee Museum of Natural History, City of Rockford Poet Laureate Christine Swanberg, Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab & Education, Northern Regional Groundwater Protection Planning Committee, Severson Dells Nature Center, Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries, and Welty Environmental Center.
Thank You Sponsors!
Major Event Sponsor ($1000)
Mark and Laurie Luthin
Event Sponsors ($500+)
Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries (Owned and Operated by RES)
Northern Regional Groundwater Protection Planning Committee ($550)
State Bank of Davis