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,...

Family Nature Day Flyer

Family Nature Day on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Nygren Wetland Preserve is a great event for families and individuals. See the  Family Nature Day Flyer 2019 here for event details. Please Register here. Registration requested by June 21....

Rain Garden Workshop and Installation

Rain Garden Workshop for Neighborhoods Followed by Hands On Learning Natural Land Institute  (NLI) is partnering with HomeStart, Winnebago County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church to hold a Rain Garden Workshop...

Prescribed Burn Training Workshop

Prescribed Burns Help Manage Land Learn How at this Workshop NLI Director of Stewardship, Zach Grycan, and Melissa Grycan of The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, will lead a Prescribed Burn Training Workshop, on Sunday, March 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for...
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