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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
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
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
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