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...

The Abduction of June

THE ABDUCTION OF JUNE by Carolyn Bailey I’ve decided to take the month of June. The rest of you can have July through May, but June is mine. June, when birdsong lilts the air and the weeds pull easily, when wind is a breath and wet grass is warm. You can parcel the...

People of the Prairie

PEOPLE OF THE PRAIRIE Chelsea Peterson Young, old, and in-between, timid, clever, or bold, yet always wise, the prairie people cultivate life, collecting, counting, sorting, and spreading seed, planting, watering, and watching, often, pulling and killing, endlessly...

Thanks to CFNIL for Grant

Free Admission Family Nature Day Receives Grant Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program. This grant...
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