Field Trips and Events

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Ongoing Special Events

  • Autumn on the Prairie

    Nachusa Grasslands
    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

  • Connect With Nature

    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

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