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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Steve and June Keibler to receive Award

Recipients of the 2019 George and Barbara Fell Award Steve and June Keibler For many years Steve and June Keibler have been leaders and activists in the preservation of natural areas and open space, restoration of degraded natural areas, and saving endangered species....

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Canceled: NATURAL VOICES Book Reading

We regret to announce that due to inclement weather the NATURAL VOICES Book Reading and Signing event scheduled for today, Feb. 12, 2019 at Katie's Cup at 6:30 p.m. has been CANCELED.

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One Way to Love: Hear Poetry Inspired by Nature

It’s the season of love and one way to express your love of nature is through words. We invite you to warm your spirit and inspire your heart when you attend a book reading and signing event for NATURAL VOICES: CELEBRATING NATURE WITH OPENED EYES. Do you know any of...

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Identifying Trees in the Winter can be Hard

Let us help you learn how to identify trees and shrubs in the winter. We have two experts to teach you the basics. They will provide worksheets (really nice cheat sheets!) to guide you along your journey to easy identification. Zach and Melissa Grycan will lead the...

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Natural Land Institute Publishes Book

NLI Publishes a Nature Themed Poetry and Prose Anthology Book Title: NATURAL VOICES: CELEBRATING NATURE WITH OPENED EYES Natural Land Institute is pleased to announce the debut of a nature themed poetry and prose anthology at the annual Nature Poetry & Prose event...

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Spend an Evening with Nature Poetry & Prose

Nature Poetry & Prose Friday, September 28, 2018 The fifth annual Nature Poetry & Prose event is presented by NLI in partnership with Nature at the Confluence. We invite you to come and be inspired by nature themed works while listening to writers read their...

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[email protected]: Tim Lewis

Tim Lewis' Conservation Story Tim Lewis is a member of NLI and a long-time member of Wild Ones Rock River Valley Chapter. In June, Laura Sjoquist, NLI’s Community Conservation Coordinator, visited him to see the native habitat he had created around his home and...

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[email protected]: Ginnie Watson

Virginia “Ginnie” Watson's Conservation Story Ginnie Watson, a current member of NLI and Wild Ones Rock River Valley Chapter, is the proof that you don’t need to own several acres in the country in order to create an environmentally friendly habitat within your yard....

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