Chicago Tribune story about decline of bees and other pollinators

An article in today’s online edition of the Chicago Tribune (Sept. 6, 2023) features NLI Volunteer, Barbara Williams, at Nygren Wetland Preserve (Rockton, IL) as she searches for a Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee. In the story Barbara said she has noticed certain...

Family Nature Adventures 2023

You Belong in Nature! Fall in love with the natural world. Bring the family, come on your own or bring a group. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 Children earn a Junior Naturalist Badge Learning Stations | Family Fun | Guided...

Family Nature Adventures 2023

You Belong in Nature! Fall in love with the natural world. Bring the family, come on your own or bring a group. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 Children earn a Junior Naturalist Badge Learning Stations | Family Fun | Guided...

2021 Family Nature Adventures Coming Soon

Family Nature Adventures is open to all and geared to families with kids ages 2 – 14. Watch a video online, do the suggested activity outside in your backyard or a nearby park/preserve. Earn a Junior Naturalist Badge. Right now we’re busy planning for this...

Legislators Tour and Lunch

Discussing Environmental and Conservation Issues with Elected Officials Natural Land Institute (NLI) and the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) hosted a tour and lunch for Legislators and local elected officials at Nygren Wetland Preserve, Rockton, Ill., on July 30,...
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