Join The Nature Conservancy in Illinois for an Event or Field Trip!
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Attendees will meet at the Welcome Center
October 11, 2014
Did you know that in 1940, the U.S. Government acquired over 36,000 acres to build an ammunition plant on the land that is now known as Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie? Why was this location chosen? How was it built and operated? Our volunteer tour guide for thi... Learn more
The Field Museum's Montgomery Ward Hall
September 30, 2014
Kris Tompkins, former CEO of Patagonia Inc., will be telling the remarkable story of the making of Patagonia National Park on September 30 at 12:00 p.m. in the Montgomery Ward Hall at the Field Museum. Along with her husband, Doug, Kris is a devoted conservationist w... Learn more
September 20, 2014
Join us for this free event that is open to the public! You'll have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the preserve, enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride, listen to live music, snack on kettle corn, see live birds of prey, watch a local artist at work, visit a ... Learn more
30239 State Route 53 Wilmington, IL 60481
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Join the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie team every Thursday, year round, from 9 am – 2:30 pm. Volunteers are needed for seed cleaning, brush cutting, herbicide treatment, invasive plant pulling, seed broadcasting and greenhouse plant... Learn more