Illinois

Field Trips and Events

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Ongoing Special Events


  • Register Now: 10th Annual Emiquon Science Symposium

    The Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve near Lewistown
    May 18, 2016 - May 19, 2016

    Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Emiquon Science Symposium, which will be held Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Big Horse Vineyards. In addition to sharing past and ongoing research, the new format will focus on future research needs and op... Learn more


  • Connect With Nature

    These events will occur at natural areas across the state.
    March 26, 2016 - May 21, 2016

    From the coastal shores of Lake Michigan to the grasslands at Nachusa, we have opportunities across the state at our preserves and with partners to restore and bring health back to our native woodlands, wetlands and prairies.  This March, April and May, you can ... Learn more


  • Spring Getaway to the Cache River Wetlands

    Henry N. Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center
    April 22, 2016 - April 23, 2016

    Paddle, hike and learn from experts as we explore America’s northern-most cypress and tupelo swamp. Join us as we enjoy Southern Illinois’ earlier spring and the abundance of migrating birds passing through the region. This special weekend kicks off Frida... Learn more


Volunteer Opportunities


  • Join us!

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Through the Volunteer Stewardship Network, you can get outside, help restore natural areas, learn more about local habitats, and meet others who share your love of nature. Learn more


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