Rockton Pelican Fest 2023

Celebrate the annual return of the American White Pelicans and other migrating birds to the Rock River. A free family friendly event in downtown Rockton, Ill. and at nearby Nygren Wetland Preserve (starting at the wildlife overlook, 3714 W. Rockton Rd.) Together,...

New PSCC Director Visits NLI Preserves

Where It All Began By Cynthia Kanner, Executive Director, Prairie State Conservation Coalition Just a week after starting my new dream-job with Prairie State Conservation Coalition (PSCC) on January 2nd, I visited Kerry Leigh, a longtime PSCC Board member. For those...

Fall Prairie Harvest Day 2022

This fun and easy community service opportunity is great for all ages, individuals, and church, employee, and service groups, as well as 4-H Clubs, Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops. Help collect seeds from native wildflowers and grasses which will be used in future...

Party on the Prairie Rocks Benefits Nygren Wetland Preserve

Natural Land Institute will hold a fundraiser for their Nygren Wetland Preserve called “Party on the Prairie Rocks!” presented by Campbell Science on Sat., July 16, 2022, 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Road, Rockton, Illinois. “We...

Family Nature Adventures

Discover Nature All Around You! Kids earn a Junior Naturalist Badge. 13 Learning Stations. Family Fun. Guided Prairie Tours. Wagon Rides. Bring the whole family, come with grandkids, or come on your own to this free family friendly event that will get you exploring...
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