History + Nature Walk at Engelmann Farm

Engelmann Farm 309 Shiloh Station Rd, O'Fallon, Illinois, United States

Sitting in pride of place, atop one of the highest points in the region, you will find Engelmann Farm - winding trails through former farmland offer an exceptional view of the Shiloh Valley, virgin forests, and historic homes that remain provide a glimpse into the rich history of the land. Engelmann Farm is now a […]

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History + Nature Walk at Engelmann Farm

Engelmann Farm 309 Shiloh Station Rd, O'Fallon, Illinois, United States

Sitting in pride of place, atop one of the highest points in the region, you will find Engelmann Farm - winding trails through former farmland offer an exceptional view of the Shiloh Valley, virgin forests, and historic homes that remain provide a glimpse into the rich history of the land. Engelmann Farm is now a […]

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Bird Migration Walk

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Dr. Christopher Theodorakis, a Professor of Biology at SIU-Edwardsville, will lead a walk through Arlington Wetlands. Learn about the birds that call Arlington Wetlands home and the great migration of birds through the Mississippi River flyway. Arlington Wetlands consists of a gravel path, a floating boardwalk, and a mowed path through a prairie. Close-toed shoes […]

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Cactus Blossom Walk

Knoll Family Wildlife Sanctuary 3805 Wanda Road, Edwardsville, Illinois, United States

Did you know that southern Illinois has a native cactus? It's true! The prickly pear cactus (Opuntia cespitosa) is found in the sandy soils along the Mississippi River. Our newest preserve, Knoll Family Wildlife Sanctuary in Edwardsville, has a HUGE population of these plants. They tend to bloom in late May - July. We hope […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Strawberry Full Moon Hike

Join us for a hike under the Strawberry Moon. Location and registration to be announced soon! "The full Moon names used by The Old Farmer’s Almanac come from a number of places, including Native American, Colonial American, and European sources. Historically, names for the full or new Moons were used to track the seasons. Today, we think […]

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