Nygren Wetland Preserve: A Birding Hotspot!

By Alan Branhagen, Executive Director, Natural Land Institute I remember visiting (with permission) what is now Nygren Wetland Preserve thirty years ago when it was a farm: it was during a Christmas Bird Count and we saw over 6,000 European Starlings raiding the...

Rockton Pelican Fest 2023

Celebrate the annual return of the American White Pelicans and other migrating birds to the Rock River. A free family friendly event in downtown Rockton, Ill. and at nearby Nygren Wetland Preserve (starting at the wildlife overlook, 3714 W. Rockton Rd.) Together,...

Rockton Pelican Fest

Celebrate Pelicans and the Community with Family and Friends Free Admission Check out and download the: Rockton Pelican Fest 2022 Map & Activities Brochure. JR Finally Art Studio & Gallery, the Viillage of Rockton, Sinnissippi Audubon Society, and Natural Land...
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