New Bird for Winnebago County: Limpkin!

On Saturday, August 5th I received a call from NLI volunteer, Barbara Williams, that she had just observed a Limpkin in Raccoon Creek at the Nygren Wetland Preserve.  As a birder, I know what a Limpkin is and WOW!  The network of bird alerts went out to area birders...

Advocating for Environmental Issues

Kerry Leigh, our Executive Director is working hard for you and nature this week (4/17-21/23) in Washington D.C. advocating for environmental issues that impact all of us. She joined dozens of other delegates from Land Trust Alliance member organizations to meet with...

2023 George and Barbara Fell Award Recipient

Natural Land Institute Congratulates Kerry Leigh, the recipient of the 2023 George and Barbara Fell Award! The Board of Trustees is proud to recognize NLI’s Executive Director of the past ten years, Kerry Leigh, for her outstanding achievements in land...

Apply for NLI Board of Trustees

Natural Land Institute (NLI) is requesting applications for consideration as a Board Trustee with a 3 year term to commence in April, 2023, or alternatively, interest in participating in one or more of NLI’s committees. Please submit this application with a...

We Closed on 357 Acres This Week!

Lost Flora Fen Expansion NLI is pleased to announce that we closed on 357 acres on June 15, 2021 and are the proud new owners of this land that will expand Lost Flora Fen, protect one and half miles of Raccoon Creek and provide access from Yale Bridge Rd. in northern...
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