Another State Champion? June Tree of the Month

“NLI’s Legacy Tree Program has discovered another tree that, pending verification, will become state champion. It’s a Northern Red Oak growing on private property near Roscoe and is the featured Tree of the Month for June”, said Alan Branhagen, Executive Director,...

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...

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...

Tree & Shrub Sale

Winnebago County Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their annual Tree & Shrub Sale now through March 12, 2021. Call or visit their website for a brochure and order form: 815/965-2392, Ex. 3, www.WinnebagoSWCD.org Click Here for the:  2021 tree sale...
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