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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In the Words of a Volunteer

Volunteer Land Stewardship Days Since mid-March NLI’s volunteer land stewardship days have been on hold due to the pandemic. However, as we gear up for the time when we can re-open our weekly and monthly volunteer days we want to encourage you to consider coming out...

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Earn a Junior Naturalist Badge and Chance to WIN PRIZES!

Two Weeks Left to Go Did you hear yet? There will be three random drawings for participants of the family oriented summer program if you submit a participation form by August 10, 2020. Family Nature Adventures launched on June 10 as an ongoing program of 13 nature...

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How to Invite Pollinators to Your Yard

For information about how to invite pollinators to your yard read this interesting article, How to Invite Pollinators to Your Yard, with a list of resources written and compiled by Machelle Dopkins, member of NLI's Education Committee. You'll get ideas for attracting...

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Welcome to Connor McClelland!

NLI is pleased to announce that Connor McClelland has joined our team this summer. Please join us in welcoming him! Read more about him below and if you see him at one of our preserves, be sure to say hi and let him know how glad we are to have him assisting our...

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