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...

More Land Protected in NW IL and Bats too!

We are excited to announce that NLI closed on the 149-acre Rhodes Property in Jo Daviess County on May 31. This adds to the Apple River Canyon Land and Water Reserve area, which is home to six threatened or endangered species. Barbara Williams conducted bat monitoring...

Your Input Needed: Survey for NW IL Land & Water Plan

Natural Land Institute (NLI) and the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) are working together to spearhead the creation of a Regional Strategic Land and Water Plan for Northwest Illinois. The goal of the plan is to strengthen the vibrant communities,...
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