CARING FOR ILLINOIS NATURE PRESERVES
Illinois is home to many important lands, waters, and wildlife that have been protected as nature preserves. But these places desperately need the help that comes only from a dedicated community of volunteer stewards.
These places need you.
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Latest News from Friends
Friends of Illinois Nature Preserves seek a Regional Field Representative (“Field Rep”) for Northeastern Illinois
Friends of Illinois Nature Preserves seek a Regional Field Representative (“Field Rep”) for Northeastern Illinois. The Field Rep’s main duties will be to (1) develop new model efforts in the region, (2) recruit and empower volunteer leaders to new and existing volunteer communities, (3) support networking among existing volunteer communities, (4) identify new partnerships and…Read on…
With planned construction on hold, advocates are fighting fatigue and rallying support for a small but species-rich grassland in Illinois.Read on…
I would like to make a few remarks as this is the first meeting I will attend as the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission’s Executive Director. First, I want to publicly thank Dr. Leon Hinz for his leadership during his temporary assignment as Director. Thank you, Leon. Additionally, all INPC staff have stepped up over the…Read on…