Winter Tree ID + Hot Cocoa Hike

NLI is pleased to partner with Nature at the Confluence for this winter event. This Hike Event is Currently Full. Contact Nature at the Confluence for questions or to see if they have a waiting list. Embrace the season by getting outside and learning something new!...

Wander at the Wetland: Full Moon Snowshoe & Hike 2024

Above photo by Robert Clark. We regret to announce that Wander at the Wetland: Full Moon Snowshoe & Hike scheduled for Jan. 25 has been canceled due to expected rain and unsafe conditions at the preserve with the recent snow, ice and rain. Wander at the Wetland,...

New Year’s Day Hike

In Partnership with 815 Outside A Cocoa and Company Event Sun., Jan 1, 2023 | 2:00 p.m. | FREE Start the New Year with NLI and 815 Outside as we partner to bring you a New Year’s Day Hike at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve. Bring your favorite warm...

Winter Tree & Shrub ID Workshop

Ever wonder how to tell one tree apart from another in the cold stillness of winter with no leaves or fruit? Come to the Winter Tree & Shrub ID Workshop, co-presented by Natural Land Institute (NLI) and The Land Conservancy of McHenry County (TLC), that will be...

Winter Tree & Shrub ID Workshop 2022

Have you ever wondered what tree or shrub you are looking at when there aren’t any leaves on it? Well, now is your chance to learn how to identify trees and shrubs in the midwest during winter! Take a workshop led by our very own Director of Stewardship, Zach...
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