Bees and Pollinators Like Linda’s Garden

A Conservation@Home Story LInda Ricker’s yard became a certified Conservation@Home site in August when Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee, visited and went through the checklist criteria with her. Read what he wrote about the visit below. Linda Ricker loves to garden....

Fall Prairie Harvest Day 2023

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL  61072 Help collect seeds from native prairie wildflowers and grasses that will be cleaned, stored and planted at Nygren Wetland and other NLI preserves. Start anytime and...

Family Nature Adventures

Discover Nature All Around You! Kids earn a Junior Naturalist Badge. 13 Learning Stations. Family Fun. Guided Prairie Tours. Wagon Rides. Bring the whole family, come with grandkids, or come on your own to this free family friendly event that will get you exploring...

Wildflower Yoga

Relaxing Yoga Flow Among the Wildflowers Science continues to reveal the amazing health benefits of spending time in nature, as well as, practicing yoga. So why not infuse them for an ultra healing experience?! Wildflower Yoga is a 1-hour Vinyasa flow for all...

A Real Natural Treat

Scott and Rebecca Olson Create An Oasis for Native Wildlife In Their Urban Neighborhood By Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee   As Rebecca Olson greeted us in the driveway of her Rockford home, I immediately noticed patches of native wildflowers mixed in with their...
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