Press Conference: Bell Bowl Prairie

Press Conference: Bell Bowl Prairie

Advocates Announce Litigation to Challenge Bell Bowl Prairie Demolition Preliminary injunction requested to temporarily halt Rockford Airport construction and save rare remnant prairie A Press Conference was held in downtown Rockford, Illinois on Oct. 27, 2021 to...

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Bell Bowl Prairie NEWS

Bell Bowl Prairie NEWS

For Information about Bell Bowl Prairie visit one of the following websites: NaturalLand.org/Bell Bowl Prairie Save Bell Bowl Prairie Illustration by Liz Anna Kozik

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Take Action to Save Bell Bowl Prairie

Take Action to Save Bell Bowl Prairie

You can Take Action to Save Bell Bowl Prairie Sign a letter to Governor Pritzker HERE. Use this list: Bell Bowl Contact List to contact local leaders and elected officials and demand that they take steps to protect Bell Bowl Prairie.  ...

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Jack White’s Statement to GRAA: Bell Bowl Prairie

Jack White’s Statement to GRAA: Bell Bowl Prairie

John (Jack) White tells Greater Rockford Airport Authority that Bell Bowl Prairie on the airport property is Outstanding and Why Read Jack's statement that he read to the GRAA at the Sep. 23 board meeting and a follow up statement about the prairie and the many...

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Bell Bowl Prairie – Public Meeting Notice

Bell Bowl Prairie – Public Meeting Notice

Please join Natural Land Institute and Sinnissippi Audubon Society as we host a public meeting about Bell Bowl Prairie at the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Headquarters. Date: Thu., Sep. 30, 2021 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: 5500 Northrock Drive, Rockford, IL...

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NLI and the Bell Bowl Prairie at Rockford Airport

NLI and the Bell Bowl Prairie at Rockford Airport

Message from the Executive Director, Kerry Leigh As many of you have heard, the Chicago Rockford International Airport expansion plans include development on this prairie, a portion of which is an Illinois Natural Areas Inventory Site (INAI) that has not only historic...

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Making a Yard Home for Pollinators

Making a Yard Home for Pollinators

[email protected] Recognizes Homeowner for Pollinator Friendly Habitat As I waited for Craig Campbell to give me a tour of his yard, which lies in the heart of Rockford, I couldn’t help but notice the number of hickory nuts littering his front yard. Looking up, I...

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OAKtober Awareness and Events

OAKtober Awareness and Events

Natural Land Institute Hosts Events to Celebrate OAKtober Natural Land Institute (NLI) will celebrate Oak Awareness Month by holding two events in October: Fall Prairie Harvest Day and OAKtober Hike. October has become known as OAKtober in the conservation community...

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Congratulations to Winners and Thank You!

Congratulations to Winners and Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who participated in Family Nature Adventures this summer. There were 140 registered participants and 23 children who earned a Junior Naturalist badge. Please join us in congratulating the winners of the two drawings that were held after the event...

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A Real Natural Treat

A Real Natural Treat

Scott and Rebecca Olson Create An Oasis for Native Wildlife In Their Urban Neighborhood By Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee   As Rebecca Olson greeted us in the driveway of her Rockford home, I immediately noticed patches of native wildflowers mixed in with their...

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