Frog Walk on World Frog Day

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

Join Dr. Rick Essner from SIUE Biology for an evening stroll at Knoll Family Wildlife Sanctuary to listen for spring frog calls on World Frog Day. We have the potential […]


SAVE THE DATE: Spring Wildflower Walk

Join us for a walk in the woods to see our region's spectacular spring wildflowers, such as Trout Lillies, Bellworts, Celadine Poppies, Jacob's Ladder, Trilliums, Spring Beauties, Cutleaf Toothwort, and […]


SAVE THE DATE: 2024 Native Plant Sale

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

The Spring 2024 Native Plant Sale will begin online pre-orders in March with a pick-up date of April 27 in Swansea. More information coming soon! This year we are collaborating […]


SAVE THE DATE: History + Nature Walk at Engelmann Farm

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

Did you know that Engelmann Farm in Shiloh served as an important respite for German immigrants in the early years of St. Clair County? The farm was also a temporary […]


Cactus Blossom Walk

Did you know that southern Illinois has a native cactus? It's true! The prickly pear cactus (Opuntia humifusa) is found in the sandy soils along the Mississippi River. Our newest […]

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, […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]