More Than 70 Native Species in This Yard

A Conservation@Home Story Tyler Pellegrini, NLI’s Restoration Ecologist, had his home certified this summer as a Conservation@Home site and was rewarded with a sign to proudly display in his front yard. Read the story by Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee, below. As I...

Restoring Woodland a Work in Progress

Conservation@Home As Lora McClelland started the tour of her 7.5 acres wooded property, she immediately pointed out that it’s a work in progress. Her parents started the process of restoring the woodland by planting native plants and working on the removal of the...

Randy and Jessie Crow Mermel

Practicing Conservation@Home See more of their place in this TikTok video. Before reaching the driveway, I knew immediately that I had come to the right place. Looking to my left, I saw purple and yellow coneflowers, black-eyed Susans and a number of other native...

Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Environment

Certified Conservation@Home NLI Trustee, Mark Luthin, visited the Kessler/Hachmeister home on Sep. 9, 2020 and certified their yard as a Conservation@Home site. Here is what he said about his visit: It’s easy to rely on Google Maps to locate an address, following the...

Monarch Hotline

Monarch Hotline     Got questions about raising Monarch butterflies? Need milkweed seeds or planting instructions? Can’t decide what plants to plant? Want to start a prairie? Call Kay! Kay MacNeil is your Monarch Hotline Girl. She has pretty packets of milkweed seeds,...
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