Book Signing Meet and Greet with Alan Branhagen

Meet NLI’s new Executive Director, Alan Branhagen, and get your book written by him signed. Alan is author of three books: Midwest Native Plant Primer, Native Plants of the Midwest, and The Gardener’s Butterfly Book. Bring your copy of Alan’s book(s) or buy one...

Announcing the New NLI Executive Director

Welcome New Executive Director: Alan Branhagen The Board of Trustees of Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that they have hired a new Executive Director, Alan Branhagen, who will start on July 15, 2023. Since 2017 Alan has been Director of Operations...

Alan J. Branhagen Guest Speaker at 60th

Alan is Back! We’re excited to tell you that Alan J. Branhagen will be the Guest Speaker at Natural Land Institute’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on Tuesday, March 13. Many of you from the Rockford area know Alan from his time working at Winnebago Co....

60th Anniversary Celebration and Presentation of Fell Award

The Natural Land Institute is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 George and Barbara Fell Award is Debra Carey, Executive Director of the Dixon Park District. Debra is a naturalist, educator and administrator, as well as a tireless advocate for the...
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