Adding Layers of Land Protection

Adding NLI sites to state lists provide more information about their natural conservation assets and provides more layers of protection for the future. Getting NLI preserves added to State of Illinois conservation lists is another important step in protecting the land...

Study Says: Honeysuckle Leaves Impact Water Quality

Natural Land Institute has been fighting the growth of bush honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) in the wooded areas of our preserves for many years. Bush honeysuckle (from Asia) doesn’t have natural competitors here and therefore, grows aggressively making it impossible...

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,...

Your Input Needed: Survey for NW IL Land & Water Plan

Natural Land Institute (NLI) and the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) are working together to spearhead the creation of a Regional Strategic Land and Water Plan for Northwest Illinois. The goal of the plan is to strengthen the vibrant communities,...