815 Outside: AmeriCorps Position

Applications Now Open for Part-Time AmeriCorps Position Supporting 815 Outside Natural Land Institute is a part of the 815 Outside partnership and is pleased to announce a part-time position will be available starting on July 26, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2021....

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More Land Protected This Year

NLI Expands Protected Area With New Land Acquisition NLI staff and board members visited a potential new preserve in November (pictured to the right) and are now excited to announce that we closed on that 42.28-acre property on December 15. This new land acquisition...

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Congratulations to Don Miller

Congratulations to the Recipient of the 2020 George and Barbara Fell Award: Don Miller. The nomination guidelines for the George and Barbara Fell Award state that a nominee may have a history of promoting an understanding of the natural world in our region and that...

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NLI on Comcast Newsmakers

NLI was invited to participate in the annual Comcast Newsmakers program. Kim Johnsen, Director of Marketing & Membership, talked about how individuals can make a difference in their own yard or when volunteering for NLI's land stewardship service days. Watch the...

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Watershed Webinar

What is watershed planning and why should you care? This FREE webinar is Thu., Nov. 19, 2020, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Learn about watershed planning, innovative projects and the role you play in the watershed where you live. Kerry Leigh, Executive Director of Natural...

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Congratulations Prize Winners: Family Nature Adventures

Thank You to So Many Who Made Family Nature Adventures a Success! It Was About Discovering Nature All Around You Thank you to everyone who helped make Family Nature Adventures possible and to everyone who participated in this ongoing summer event. Along with earning a...

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Townsend Glade Land and Water Reserve

New Illinois Land and Water Reserve NLI is pleased that to announce that Townsend Glade, located in Jo Daviess County, was approved in September as an Illinois Land and Water Reserve by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission.       NLI purchased...

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It’s the Law Now

Act Signed by the President We are pleased to report that the Great American Outdoors Act was signed by the President on August 4, 2020 so it is now officially a law. Funding is provided in perpetuity for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which protects public...

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Practicing [email protected]

The Kanes Practice Conservation Throughout Their Front and Back Yards. Diane and Dan Kane of Clinton, Wisconsin are NLI’s most recently certified [email protected] recipients. The Kanes proudly showed off the variety of native gardens in their front and back yards,...

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