Illinois

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Ongoing Special Events


  • 12th Annual Emiquon Science Symposium

    Dickson Mound Museum
    May 09, 2018

    Join us for this one-day meeting, which will provide researchers a chance to share the results of their projects related to the Emiquon restoration and other prairie, river and floodplain restorations. The event will be held at Dickson Mounds Museum and the keynote s... Learn more


  • Save Wildflowers from Garlic Mustard Invaders!

    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
    April 28, 2018

    Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie! At this event, attendees will help native woodlands thrive by removing invasive garlic mustard. Afterwards, celebrate your hard work with a complimentary grilled lunch.  Attendees will ... Learn more


  • Connect With Nature

    These events will occur at natural areas across the state.
    January 01, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    As part of our mission to connect people to nature, the Conservancy supports volunteer stewardship beyond our preserve borders.  For over 35 years, we have provided leadership to the Volunteer Stewardship Network and we have formal partnerships with the Chica... Learn more


Volunteer Opportunities


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    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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