815 Outside: AmeriCorps Position

Applications Now Open for Part-Time AmeriCorps Position Supporting 815 Outside Natural Land Institute is a part of the 815 Outside partnership and is pleased to announce a part-time position will be available starting on July 26, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2021....

Congratulations to Don Miller

Congratulations to the Recipient of the 2020 George and Barbara Fell Award: Don Miller. The nomination guidelines for the George and Barbara Fell Award state that a nominee may have a history of promoting an understanding of the natural world in our region and that...

Bald Hill Prairie – Wildflower Walkabout

This week’s virtual Wildflower Walkabout Bald Hill Prairie Preserve Byron Forest Preserve District This Preserve has endangered wooly milkweed, several recently restored bur oak savannas and is home to the Big Tree Champion for the State of Illinois, an Eastern...

This Week’s Wildflower Walkabout – May 27, 2020

Watch for this week’s virtual Wildflower Walkabout Wed., May 27 at 6 p.m. with the featured location at Cedar Cliff Forest Preserve led by Mike Groves and John Peterson of the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County.  Click HERE to watch the video. Find the virtual...

Wildflower Walkabout Schedule

2020 Wildflower Walkabout We’re pleased to bring you our annual Wildflower Walkabout series in partnership with Severson Dells Nature Center. Over the years these guided walking tours through area preserves have provided wonderful opportunities to learn about...