Sandhill Cranes Return in February

Sandhill cranes returned to northern Illinois in early February. The first one was seen at Nygren Wetland Preserve in Rockton, Ill. on Feb. 11, 2024. Yes, it’s early in the season, but not unheard of. Since then there have been scores if not hundreds of Sandhill...

Nygren Wetlands

NYGREN WETLANDS by Dr. Karen Blake Ruffner Restore a species— Now whooping crane migration. Nygren Wetlands. Rest. Restoring prairie. Restoring prairie people. Souls rooted to land. Winter worn plantings. Sunshine warms wet earth below. Budding signals spring. Spring...

M & M Photography Proceeds Go to NLI

Thank You M & M Photography Michael and Melissa of M & M Photography are new NLI members. We appreciate their support and offer to give 10% of proceeds from photos purchased on their website to NLI. https://www.mandmphotography.net/info  ...
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