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Fall Prairie Harvest Day

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Collecting Seeds is Fun!

NLI will hold Fall Prairie Harvest Day, on Sat., Oct. 2, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Road, Rockton Ill.  Individuals of all ages, families, and groups are invited to collect seeds from native prairie wildflowers and grasses. The seeds will be used in future plantings at NLI preserves. Registration is requested by Fri., Oct. 1 for this FREE event by filling out the form below.


This is a fun community service activity for all kinds of groups – Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H Clubs, homeschool groups, corporate/employee teams, service clubs, college students, and church groups.

Volunteers will learn how to collect seeds and identify the plants while experiencing all kinds of wildlife during their time in the prairie. Everyone should dress for the weather; wear long sleeves, pants and sturdy shoes. Gloves are recommended. Tools will be provided. Snacks and water will be available.

To register, please fill out the form below.


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