Bees and Pollinators Like Linda’s Garden

A Conservation@Home Story LInda Ricker’s yard became a certified Conservation@Home site in August when Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee, visited and went through the checklist criteria with her. Read what he wrote about the visit below. Linda Ricker loves to garden....

Fall Prairie Harvest Day 2023

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL  61072 Help collect seeds from native prairie wildflowers and grasses that will be cleaned, stored and planted at Nygren Wetland and other NLI preserves. Start anytime and...

815 Outside: AmeriCorps Position

Applications Now Open for Part-Time AmeriCorps Position Supporting 815 Outside Natural Land Institute is a part of the 815 Outside partnership and is pleased to announce a part-time position will be available starting on July 26, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2021....

Wild Ones – Native Plant Sale

Wild Ones Rock River Valley Chapter is holding their Native Plant Sale Now through May 10 you can check out their order form here. Deadline to order: May 10; Pick up and public sale: May 17 and 18 Check out the order form for more details about ordering, pick...

Identifying Trees in the Winter can be Hard

Let us help you learn how to identify trees and shrubs in the winter. We have two experts to teach you the basics. They will provide worksheets (really nice cheat sheets!) to guide you along your journey to easy identification. Zach and Melissa Grycan will lead the...
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