Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help make the Exploration Garden, a natural landscape and educational area at Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Swansea, IL, a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and the resident mammals that live there. Volunteer days at the Exploration Garden happen on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9 am to noon, starting in April 11, […]

Free

Poag Sand Prairie Restoration Volunteer Day

Poag Sand Prairie 4836 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, IL, United States

You can help the rare and important wildlife habitat that supports endangered species, such as the Illinois Chorus Frog and Ornate Box Turtle, at a monthly volunteer day in Edwardsville. Sand prairie restoration projects are underway at Poag Sand Prairie on Streetcar Road. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants as there are prickly […]

Free
Event Series Signal Hill Volunteer Day

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Volunteer Workday

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Signal Park Lane, Belleville, IL, United States

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday every third Friday morning. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot into a functional outdoor classroom and community green space. Location and Directions: Located to the S/SE of Signal Hill Park on the West Belleville Trail. The closest […]

Free

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help keep Arlington Wetlands beautiful and a great home for wildlife by assisting withwith invasive species removal, native plantings, trash clean-up, and more! Location and Directions: From I-255, take Horseshoe Lake Road exit west toward Granite City. Turn north on Arlington Drive. Arlington Wetlands will be on the left. Please wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We […]

Free

Native Bee Walk

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Join Laura Schaefer on a walk through the Exploration Garden and learn about the region's native bees and their importance to our ecosystems. Register Here.

Free
Event Series Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help make the Exploration Garden, a natural landscape and educational area at Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Swansea, IL, a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and the resident mammals that live there. Volunteer days at the Exploration Garden happen on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9 am to noon, starting in April 11, […]

Free

Poag Sand Prairie Restoration Volunteer Day

Poag Sand Prairie 4836 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, IL, United States

You can help the rare and important wildlife habitat that supports endangered species, such as the Illinois Chorus Frog and Ornate Box Turtle, at a monthly volunteer day in Edwardsville. Sand prairie restoration projects are underway at Poag Sand Prairie on Streetcar Road. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants as there are prickly […]

Free
Event Series Signal Hill Volunteer Day

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Volunteer Workday

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Signal Park Lane, Belleville, IL, United States

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday every third Friday morning. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot into a functional outdoor classroom and community green space. Location and Directions: Located to the S/SE of Signal Hill Park on the West Belleville Trail. The closest […]

Free
Event Series Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help keep Arlington Wetlands beautiful and a great home for wildlife by assisting withwith invasive species removal, native plantings, trash clean-up, and more! Location and Directions: From I-255, take Horseshoe Lake Road exit west toward Granite City. Turn north on Arlington Drive. Arlington Wetlands will be on the left. Please wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We […]

Free

Field to Fork

Rock Springs Park, O'Fallon 1428 E 3rd St, O'Fallon, Illinois

Field to Fork is HeartLands Conservancy's annual benefit for conservation that celebrates the best of food, farms, and nature of our region. More details will be announced soon.

Event Series Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help make the Exploration Garden, a natural landscape and educational area at Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Swansea, IL, a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and the resident mammals that live there. Volunteer days at the Exploration Garden happen on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9 am to noon, starting in April 11, […]

Free

Poag Sand Prairie Restoration Volunteer Day

Poag Sand Prairie 4836 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, IL, United States

You can help the rare and important wildlife habitat that supports endangered species, such as the Illinois Chorus Frog and Ornate Box Turtle, at a monthly volunteer day in Edwardsville. Sand prairie restoration projects are underway at Poag Sand Prairie on Streetcar Road. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants as there are prickly […]

Free
Event Series Signal Hill Volunteer Day

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Volunteer Workday

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Signal Park Lane, Belleville, IL, United States

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday every third Friday morning. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot into a functional outdoor classroom and community green space. Location and Directions: Located to the S/SE of Signal Hill Park on the West Belleville Trail. The closest […]

Free
Event Series Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help keep Arlington Wetlands beautiful and a great home for wildlife by assisting withwith invasive species removal, native plantings, trash clean-up, and more! Location and Directions: From I-255, take Horseshoe Lake Road exit west toward Granite City. Turn north on Arlington Drive. Arlington Wetlands will be on the left. Please wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We […]

Free

Event Series Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help make the Exploration Garden, a natural landscape and educational area at Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Swansea, IL, a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and the resident mammals that live there. Volunteer days at the Exploration Garden happen on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9 am to noon, starting in April 11, […]

Free

Poag Sand Prairie Restoration Volunteer Day

Poag Sand Prairie 4836 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, IL, United States

You can help the rare and important wildlife habitat that supports endangered species, such as the Illinois Chorus Frog and Ornate Box Turtle, at a monthly volunteer day in Edwardsville. Sand prairie restoration projects are underway at Poag Sand Prairie on Streetcar Road. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants as there are prickly […]

Free
Event Series Signal Hill Volunteer Day

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Volunteer Workday

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Signal Park Lane, Belleville, IL, United States

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday every third Friday morning. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot into a functional outdoor classroom and community green space. Location and Directions: Located to the S/SE of Signal Hill Park on the West Belleville Trail. The closest […]

Free
Event Series Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help keep Arlington Wetlands beautiful and a great home for wildlife by assisting withwith invasive species removal, native plantings, trash clean-up, and more! Location and Directions: From I-255, take Horseshoe Lake Road exit west toward Granite City. Turn north on Arlington Drive. Arlington Wetlands will be on the left. Please wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We […]

Free

Poag Sand Prairie Restoration Volunteer Day

Poag Sand Prairie 4836 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, IL, United States

You can help the rare and important wildlife habitat that supports endangered species, such as the Illinois Chorus Frog and Ornate Box Turtle, at a monthly volunteer day in Edwardsville. Sand prairie restoration projects are underway at Poag Sand Prairie on Streetcar Road. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants as there are prickly […]

Free

SAVE THE DATE: Woods Walk – Winter Tree ID

Learn how to identify trees in the winter time! This year we'll take a walk in the woods to help you sharpen your identification skills. Location TBD. Registration will open this fall.

Free
Event Series Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden Volunteer Workday

Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

Help make the Exploration Garden, a natural landscape and educational area at Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Swansea, IL, a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and the resident mammals that live there. Volunteer days at the Exploration Garden happen on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9 am to noon, starting in April 11, […]

Free

2024 Annual Meeting & Dinner

Join us as we celebrate our partners, members, volunteers, and team in all we have collectively accomplished for our region's land, water, and communities this past year! More details to be announced later this fall.

Event Series Signal Hill Volunteer Day

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Volunteer Workday

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom Signal Park Lane, Belleville, IL, United States

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday every third Friday morning. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot into a functional outdoor classroom and community green space. Location and Directions: Located to the S/SE of Signal Hill Park on the West Belleville Trail. The closest […]

Free
Event Series Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help keep Arlington Wetlands beautiful and a great home for wildlife by assisting withwith invasive species removal, native plantings, trash clean-up, and more! Location and Directions: From I-255, take Horseshoe Lake Road exit west toward Granite City. Turn north on Arlington Drive. Arlington Wetlands will be on the left. Please wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We […]

Free

2024 Jingle Hike Challenge

The 2024 Jingle Hike Challenge begins on Thanksgiving Day and ends on New Year's Day. Stay tuned for this year's park announcements and prizes! 12 Parks and Conservation Areas will be chosen in our region. In each of those parks, we'll hang a bow and bell on a tree. Find the tree, take a photo […]

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