Nygren Wetland Bioblitz

A Rock River Valley City Nature Challenge Event Natural Land Institute is excited to hold a mini-bioblitz at Nygren Wetland Preserve as part of the Rock River Valley City Nature Challenge observation period, April 30 – May 3, 2020. Join NLI staff and volunteers...

May is Wetlands Month

Nygren Wetland Preserve Since 1991 our nation has celebrated American Wetlands Month in May as a way to bring attention to the important role they play in our everyday lives. There are wetlands in every state of the U.S. You don’t need to travel far to see one,...

Thanks to CFNIL for Grant

Free Admission Family Nature Day Receives Grant Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program. This grant...

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,...

The Kjellstrom Family Foundation Gives to FND

Family Nature Day: June 22, 2019 Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from The Kjellstrom Family Foundation. Family Nature Day is a free family themed event that features 13 learning...