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...

60th Anniversary Celebration and Presentation of Fell Award

The Natural Land Institute is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 George and Barbara Fell Award is Debra Carey, Executive Director of the Dixon Park District. Debra is a naturalist, educator and administrator, as well as a tireless advocate for the...

Lost Flora Fen Needs Your Support!

You Can Help! Nestled along Raccoon Creek, midway between Nygren Wetland Preserve and the Wisconsin border, is a natural property containing many rare and endangered plants, as well as unusual butterflies, dragonflies and wildlife. LOST FLORA FEN was first cataloged...

Giving to a Cause You Love

We know you love the wild spaces that Natural Land Institute has preserved and protected for plants, animals and people during the past 59 years. Become a member of or renew your membership with NLI today, on #GivingTuesday, a worldwide day of giving to causes you...
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