The Kjellstrom Family Foundation Gives to FND

Family Nature Day: June 22, 2019 Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from The Kjellstrom Family Foundation. Family Nature Day is a free family themed event that features 13 learning...

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Family Nature Day featured on Good Day Stateline

Good Day Stateline (WTVO17) interviewed NLI Director of Marketing & Membership, Kim Johnsen, on their program that airs on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. The segment aired on June 16. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP7faSqp-wk   Thank you to WTVO17/FOX39...

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Family Nature Day Flyer

Family Nature Day on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Nygren Wetland Preserve is a great event for families and individuals. See the  Family Nature Day Flyer 2019 here for event details. Please Register here. Registration requested by June 21....

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Meeting Location Change: May 15 – Pecatonica Wetlands

Wildflower Walkabout: Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Due to flooding at Pecatonica Wetlands Preserve the meeting location for this preserve has been changed to: 17992 Blair Rd. A link to the map location is here. Start time is 6:00 p.m....

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Wild Ones – Native Plant Sale

Wild Ones Rock River Valley Chapter is holding their Native Plant Sale Now through May 10 you can check out their order form here. Deadline to order: May 10; Pick up and public sale: May 17 and 18 Check out the order form for more details about ordering, pick...

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2019 Wildflower Walkabout

The 2019 Wildflower Walkabout Series is Here! For ten weeks this spring, once a week on alternating Tuesdays or Wednesdays, there will be a guided hike at a local natural area, from parks to Forest Preserves to privately owned preserves, you will have a chance to...

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News and Stories: Three for Thursdays

Want to learn more about what's happening in the conservation world? Our Executive Director, Kerry Leigh, compiles news articles and stories that are of interest to anyone who cares about protecing Earth's natural resources, plus you'll read about trends and other...

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You Can Help Nature

You can help nature at our Spring Community Stewardship Day on May 4. Pulling garlic mustard is easy and fun for all ages. Check out the flyer link below to read more about this. Spring Community Stewardship Day Flyer 2019...

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Family Nature Day Supported by CFNIL Grant

Natural Land Institute (NLI) is proud to announce that it has received a $2,407.49 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program. Family Nature Day is a free...

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In Memory: Michael J. Bugler

In Memory  I write this on behalf of the NLI family - staff, board members and volunteers. We lost Michael Bugler on March 5, 2019. He was a friend, a volunteer, a member of the Marketing & Membership Committee, and served as the primary graphic designer for...

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