Eleven Reasons to Volunteer for Mother Nature

Read below for 11 Reasons to Volunteer for Mother Nature – and NLI There are lots of Top Ten Lists out there. So we decided to be a little different and come up with an odd number of reasons to volunteer for Natural Land Institute. The winter months can be the...

815 Outside: AmeriCorps Position

Applications Now Open for Part-Time AmeriCorps Position Supporting 815 Outside Natural Land Institute is a part of the 815 Outside partnership and is pleased to announce a part-time position will be available starting on July 26, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2021....

It’s the Law Now

Act Signed by the President We are pleased to report that the Great American Outdoors Act was signed by the President on August 4, 2020 so it is now officially a law. Funding is provided in perpetuity for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which protects public...

May is Wetlands Month

Nygren Wetland Preserve Since 1991 our nation has celebrated American Wetlands Month in May as a way to bring attention to the important role they play in our everyday lives. There are wetlands in every state of the U.S. You don’t need to travel far to see one,...

Native Plant Sale

Wild Ones – Rock River Valley Chapter is holding their annual spring native plant sale Fri., May 15, 3-7 p.m., and  Sat., May 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 4601 Paulson Rd., (take Paladin Parkway from E. Riverside Blvd.), Caledonia, Illinois. No need to preorder. Just...
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