OAKtober Hike 2024

Take a guided walking tour with Natural Land Institute staff at NLI’s 109-acre Lind-McGeachie Preserve to see and learn about oak trees, oak habitat and other natural features of this site. It’s the perfect way to celebrate OAKtober – Oak Awareness...

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...

Open House at Lost Flora Fen on Raccoon Creek

We invite you to come explore the 387-acre Lost Flora Fen on Raccoon Creek during this Open House from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. when we will have ongoing guided tours and wagon rides, or you can walk around on your own. Easy hiking. Dress for the weather and wear...
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