With A Little Help From “The Boys”

A Conservation@Home Story By Mark Luthin, NLI Trustee and Vice President Letting nature take care of itself is often the prevailing attitude of many landowners. Andrew and Renee Mealey of rural Roscoe shared that philosophy for quite a while. Then, according to Renee,...

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...

Family Nature Adventures 2023

You Belong in Nature! Fall in love with the natural world. Bring the family, come on your own or bring a group. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 Children earn a Junior Naturalist Badge Learning Stations | Family Fun | Guided...

$5000 Grant from Kiwanis supports Family Nature Adventures

$5,000 Kiwanis Club of Rockford Grant Helps Keep Family Nature Adventures Free for the Community Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $5,000 Endowment Grant from the Kiwanis Club of Rockford for Family Nature Adventures....

Family Nature Adventures 2023

You Belong in Nature! Fall in love with the natural world. Bring the family, come on your own or bring a group. Location: Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 Children earn a Junior Naturalist Badge Learning Stations | Family Fun | Guided...
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