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,...

Randy and Jessie Crow Mermel

Practicing Conservation@Home See more of their place in this TikTok video. Before reaching the driveway, I knew immediately that I had come to the right place. Looking to my left, I saw purple and yellow coneflowers, black-eyed Susans and a number of other native...

Haiku for a Spring Day

HAIKU FOR A SPRING DAY by Carol J. Fox Birds huddle for warmth Snow swirls and clings to branches Spring sleeps in this year Phoebe sings phoebe Chorus of jonquils joins the air Life’s song starts anew Flowering plum tree Purple heart amid spring green Living together...

The Kjellstrom Family Foundation Gives to FND

Family Nature Day: June 22, 2019 Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from The Kjellstrom Family Foundation. Family Nature Day is a free family themed event that features 13 learning...
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