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Join The Nature Conservancy in Illinois for an Event or Field Trip!
Check back often for an updated listing of Field Trips and Events!
Ongoing Special Events
September 16, 2017
Join us for the annual “Autumn on the Prairie” event at Nachusa Grasslands! At the event, you can enjoy guided tours, tractor pulled wagon rides, kettle corn, live birds of prey, local artists at work, a children’s tent, a food vendor, and more! Thi... Learn more
These events will occur at natural areas across the state.
March 01, 2017 - January 01, 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