Events

Birding Walk

County: McLean

Spring is a great time to look for birds, especially colorful warblers passing through on their way to nesting grounds.  Join us on April 20th from 8:00-9:30 am to learn some tips on bird…

Prescribed Fire Workshop

County: Monroe
Join us for an enlightening Prescribed Fire Workshop co-sponsored by Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever!

Delve into the critical role of prescribed fire in habitat restoration and wildlife…

Managing Invasives: Eight Replacements for the Callery Pear

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Replace invasive Callery pear trees before the next big storm forces it.

Now considered an invasive species, the Callery pear is a widely used ornamental flowering tree with negative effects on…

East Trigg Trailhead Loop Spring Wildflower Hike

County: Johnson

Register to join us as we explore the East Trigg section of the River to River Trail starting and ending at the East Trigg Trailhead in Pope County (37.49845, -88.70793) (also known as Cove Hollow…

Fungus Among Us: An Insight to Fungi in Illinois Ecosystems

Everyday Environment Webinar Series
There's more to mushrooms than meets the eye. 

Fungi are more than a pathogen eating your trees or the mushroom in your meals. Not a plant or an animal, fungi are dynamic organisms that help…

Illinois Invasive Species Symposium

Invasive species are a serious and expensive threat to ecosystems, and Illinois ranks 5th in the U.S. for invasive species introductions. 

Invasive species are a growing concern in our forests,…

Indian Kitchen - Lusk Creek Canyon Ecology Hike

County: Pope

Learn about plants, wildlife, and nature as we hike through this ecologically important and very scenic area. Portions of Lusk Creek Canyon are owned and managed by the Shawnee National Forest…