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...

Wildflower Walkabout Schedule

2020 Wildflower Walkabout We’re pleased to bring you our annual Wildflower Walkabout series in partnership with Severson Dells Nature Center. Over the years these guided walking tours through area preserves have provided wonderful opportunities to learn about...

George and Barbara Fell Award Nomination Deadline Jan 17

Recognizing Outstanding Land Conservation Efforts Natural Land Institute (NLI) recognizes outstanding leadership and achievement in land conservation by presenting the annual George and Barbara Fell Award to someone who embodies the spirit of the organization’s...

Deb Carey Received the 2018 George and Barbara Fell Award

Award Recognizes Outstanding Leadership and Accomplishments in Land Conservation The Natural Land Institute is pleased to announce that Debra Carey is the recipient of the 2018 George and BarbaraFell Award.  Deb is the Executive Director of the Dixon Park District....