March Tree of the Month 2024

NLI’s Legacy Tree Program announces the featured tree of the month for March is a Black Maple (Acer nigrum) growing on the public right-of-way along Moody Road west of Rockton, which measures as the new State Champion! Height: 73 feet, Crown Spread: 78 ft-3 inches,...

Public Information Meeting: NLI’s Legacy Tree Program

Natural Land Institute will hold a public information meeting about NLI’s Legacy Tree Program on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 12:00 p.m./Noon, in the Visitors Center at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford IL 61102. Registration is not...

NLI’s Historic Haight Village Headquarters and the Trees

In this story, Natural Land Institute’s Executive Director, Alan Branhagen, talks about the organization’s headquarters located in the Historic Haight Village residential neighborhood, the Conservation@Work designation, and the neighborhood’s...

Virtual Book Discussion: The Hidden Life of Trees

Join us for a discussion led by NLI Marketing & Membership Committee member, Pam Shaver, about The Hidden Life of Trees that will forever change the way you look at and think about trees. Here is what Pam had to say about the book after reading it, “when not...

Winter Tree & Shrub ID Workshop

Ever wonder how to tell one tree apart from another in the cold stillness of winter with no leaves or fruit? Come to the Winter Tree & Shrub ID Workshop, co-presented by Natural Land Institute (NLI) and The Land Conservancy of McHenry County (TLC), that will be...
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