Lost Flora Fen Approved as Nature Preserve

Natural Land Institute (NLI) is excited to announce that land owned by the 65 year old conservation land trust, Lost Flora Fen on Raccoon Creek in northern Winnebago County, was given final approval by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission (INPC) at their 246th...

Lost Flora Fen Open House

The Open House at Lost Flora Fen on Raccoon Creek was held on Sat., Oct. 7, 2023 on a beautiful, crisp, fall day. Guests were treated to refreshments, wagon rides and guided tours. Thank you to Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation for suppporting this event with...

Lost Flora Fen is Protected!

We are excited to announce that NLI recently closed on the Lost Flora Fen, so we are now the proud owners of another 40 acres of protected land in the Raccoon Creek Watershed! Lost Flora Fen is nestled along Raccoon Creek, midway between Nygren Wetland Preserve and...

Lost Flora Fen Needs Your Support!

You Can Help! Nestled along Raccoon Creek, midway between Nygren Wetland Preserve and the Wisconsin border, is a natural property containing many rare and endangered plants, as well as unusual butterflies, dragonflies and wildlife. LOST FLORA FEN was first cataloged...
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