Adding Layers of Land Protection

Adding NLI sites to state lists provide more information about their natural conservation assets and provides more layers of protection for the future. Getting NLI preserves added to State of Illinois conservation lists is another important step in protecting the land...

Meeting Location Change: May 15 – Pecatonica Wetlands

Wildflower Walkabout: Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Due to flooding at Pecatonica Wetlands Preserve the meeting location for this preserve has been changed to: 17992 Blair Rd. A link to the map location is here. Start time is 6:00 p.m....

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...