Nature is on display at The Nature Conservancy's preserves in Illinois. Follow the links below to get a closer look at all of the fascinating natural events unfolding throughout these winter months!
December Natural Events
As lakes freeze, migrating waterfowl continue their journey south while barred owls and red foxes begin courtship displays. Explore Now
January Natural Events
Come look for coyote tracks, foxes and deer or watch muskrats build their homes on top of frozen wetlands. Explore Now
February Natural Events
The sap begins to rise in sugar maple trees in southern Illinois. Up north, barred owls call “who cooks for you.” Explore Now