Prescribed Burn Training Workshop

Zach Grycan, Natural Land Institute, and Megan Oropeza, The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, will lead a Prescribed Burn Training Workshop for anyone interested in learning how to manage their own land and volunteering for NLI land stewardship or for other...

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...

Identifying Trees in the Winter can be Hard

Let us help you learn how to identify trees and shrubs in the winter. We have two experts to teach you the basics. They will provide worksheets (really nice cheat sheets!) to guide you along your journey to easy identification. Zach and Melissa Grycan will lead the...

Rain Garden Workshop and Installation

Rain Garden Workshop for Neighborhoods Followed by Hands On Learning Natural Land Institute  (NLI) is partnering with HomeStart, Winnebago County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church to hold a Rain Garden Workshop...
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