True Value

True Value by Ed Collins The questions asked so often that it feels as if I am in an echo chamber each time I hear them anew. What will it cost to protect the region’s natural areas? How much is too much? Which appraisal system is fairest? What would a developer offer...

Family Nature Day Supported by CFNIL Grant

Natural Land Institute (NLI) is proud to announce that it has received a $2,407.49 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program. Family Nature Day is a free...

Prescribed Burn Training Workshop

Prescribed Burns Help Manage Land Learn How at this Workshop NLI Director of Stewardship, Zach Grycan, and Melissa Grycan of The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, will lead a Prescribed Burn Training Workshop, on Sunday, March 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for...

You can make a difference at Burr Oak Valley Preserve

You Can Help at Burr Oak Valley Preserve Volunteers Needed NLI hosts volunteer stewardship service days at Burr Oak Valley Preserve (BOVP) on the First Saturday (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) and Second Monday (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) of the month. In the next few months...