First Saturday Restoration Day at Keefer Nature Reserve

First Saturday Restoration Days: Nov. – May 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Volunteering at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve is rewarding, especially when you see the spring ephemerals emerge in the woodlands after a long winter. Historic records show...

The Rare Flora of Apple River Canyon

Wild Ones of Rock River Valley To Host Virtual Program featuring Townsend Glade Land & Water Reserve and Apple River Canyon Thursday, May 20, 2021 Online Zoom video presentation Time: 7:00 p.m. Randy Nyboer, former District Natural Heritage Biologist for the...

Nygren Wetland Bioblitz

A Rock River Valley City Nature Challenge Event Natural Land Institute is excited to hold a mini-bioblitz at Nygren Wetland Preserve as part of the Rock River Valley City Nature Challenge observation period, April 30 – May 3, 2020. Join NLI staff and volunteers...

Tree & Shrub Sale

Winnebago County Soil & Water Conservation District is holding their annual Tree & Shrub Sale now through March 12, 2021. Call or visit their website for a brochure and order form: 815/965-2392, Ex. 3, www.WinnebagoSWCD.org Click Here for the:  2021 tree sale...

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...
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