The ParkLands Foundation’s first annual Earth Day Volunteer Challenge (April 22 - 25) aims to raise ecological awareness and make a collective impact on protecting the
A spring favorite is back! Local naturalists, including ISU Distinguished Professor Emeritus, botanist, ecologist, and ParkLands legend Roger Anderson, will lead guided tours of Merwin Preserve's vibrant spring wildflowers on
Save the date! Hands-on exploration of nocturnal animals for all ages. Registration coming soon.
Save the date for our most popular event! Supported out-and-back rides of varying lengths depart Lexington, IL and follow the Mackinaw River Valley to highlight the areas unique landscape, including
Two different prairies, two different ecosystems, one story of conservation. Join us for a morning exploring two high-quality samples of Illinois' most famous landscape; prairie. Guided tours of Ridgetop
orangethroat darter (Etheostoma spectabile) . Photo © Lance Merry Save the date! In follow up to last year's popular mussel event, we will again explore the river for a hands-on
Save the date. Registration coming soon!
Save the date! Join us for our 55th annual Meeting of the Members at Sweeney Woods Preserve. Registration coming soon...
Save the date. Registration and details coming soon!