Winter Tree ID + Hot Cocoa Hike

NLI is pleased to partner with Nature at the Confluence for this winter event. This Hike Event is Currently Full. Contact Nature at the Confluence for questions or to see if they have a waiting list. Embrace the season by getting outside and learning something new!...

Wander at the Wetland: Full Moon Snowshoe & Hike 2024

Above photo by Robert Clark. We regret to announce that Wander at the Wetland: Full Moon Snowshoe & Hike scheduled for Jan. 25 has been canceled due to expected rain and unsafe conditions at the preserve with the recent snow, ice and rain. Wander at the Wetland,...

OAKtober Hike 2023

Join us for a guided walking tour at 1:30 p.m. that lasts about an hour and a half. Hikers will be led by NLI Staff through the hilly natural areas that include oak savannas, as well as restored and remnant prairies of Burr Oak Valley Nature Preserve. They will also...

New Year’s Day Hike

In Partnership with 815 Outside A Cocoa and Company Event Sun., Jan 1, 2023 | 2:00 p.m. | FREE Start the New Year with NLI and 815 Outside as we partner to bring you a New Year’s Day Hike at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve. Bring your favorite warm...

OAKtober Hike 2022

October is OAKtober – OAK Awareness Month in Illinois Natural Land Institute invites you to celebrate OAKtober with them by taking a tour of Burr Oak Valley Nature Preserve, a private natural area owend by NLI, on Sat., Oct. 29 at 1:30 p.m. There are only a few...
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