Tree Stewards Traning Session 6 – Insects and Diseases

Wood River Rec Center 655 N Wood River Ave, Wood River, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 6, class participants will receive information on Insects and Diseases from Chris Evans, University of Illinois Extension Forestry and Research Specialist. Register to attend the Tree Stewards Program: Six, free classes providing education on trees, their benefits, care and needs, identification, and more! Questions? Contact: Class location:


2024 Native Plant Sale

Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois

The Spring 2024 Native Plant Sale will offer a variety of plants native to the southwestern Illinois region. Pre-orders can also be picked up at the Plant Sale. $10 per plant - 4.5-in quart pots (nursery grade plants). Proceeds benefit conservation in southern Illinois. This year we are collaborating with the native plant wisdom of […]


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.


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 […]