OAKtober Hike 2024

Take a guided walking tour with Natural Land Institute staff at NLI’s 109-acre Lind-McGeachie Preserve to see and learn about oak trees, oak habitat and other natural features of this site. It’s the perfect way to celebrate OAKtober – Oak Awareness...

OAKtober and the Oaks of the Winnebago County Region

October is OAK Awareness Month in Illinois: “OAKtober” By Alan Branhagen, Executive Director, Natural Land Institute Oaks are the most important tree to the forests, woodlands and savannas of our area (and almost every place they are found). Their mast of...

New Year’s Day Hike

In Partnership with 815 Outside A Cocoa and Company Event Sun., Jan 1, 2023 | 2:00 p.m. | FREE Start the New Year with NLI and 815 Outside as we partner to bring you a New Year’s Day Hike at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve. Bring your favorite warm...

OAKtober Hike 2022

October is OAKtober – OAK Awareness Month in Illinois Natural Land Institute invites you to celebrate OAKtober with them by taking a tour of Burr Oak Valley Nature Preserve, a private natural area owend by NLI, on Sat., Oct. 29 at 1:30 p.m. There are only a few...

OAKtober Hike 2021

It’s OAKtober – Oak Awareness Month in Illinois October is Oak Awareness month in Illinois and we invite you to celebrate with us by going on a guided walking tour at 1:30 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 30. Hikers will be led by NLI staff and volunteers through the...
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