Fall Prairie Harvest Day

Collecting Seeds is Fun! NLI will hold Fall Prairie Harvest Day, on Sat., Oct. 2, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Road, Rockton Ill.  Individuals of all ages, families, and groups are invited to collect seeds from native prairie...

Jack White’s Statement to GRAA: Bell Bowl Prairie

John (Jack) White tells Greater Rockford Airport Authority that Bell Bowl Prairie on the airport property is Outstanding and Why Read Jack’s statement that he read to the GRAA at the Sep. 23 board meeting and a follow up statement about the prairie and the many...

New Nature Preserve and Nature Preserve Buffer Designation

Burr Oak Valley Nature Preserve The Natural Land Institute is pleased to announce that the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, at their May 11th 2021 meeting, has dedicated 98.93 acres of The Natural Land Institute’s Burr Oak Valley Preserve as an Illinois State...

More Land Protected This Year

NLI Expands Protected Area With New Land Acquisition NLI staff and board members visited a potential new preserve in November (pictured to the right) and are now excited to announce that we closed on that 42.28-acre property on December 15. This new land acquisition...

Practicing [email protected]

The Kanes Practice Conservation Throughout Their Front and Back Yards. Diane and Dan Kane of Clinton, Wisconsin are NLI’s most recently certified [email protected] recipients. The Kanes proudly showed off the variety of native gardens in their front and back yards,...
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