Signal Hill Volunteer Day (02/17)

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot to a functional outdoor classroom and […]

HLC Volunteer Appreciation Event

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

Come join HeartLands Conservancy staff at the HLC Office as we celebrate and recognize the incredible work our volunteers do, discuss other ways to get involved, and cultivate volunteer community! […]

Tree Stewards Training Informational Session

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

Become an HLC Tree Steward! HeartLands Conservancy is excited to announce the return of the Tree Stewards volunteer program, where volunteers will help look after and take care of new […]

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Day (02/25)

Help restore Arlington Wetlands by assisting with invasive species removal, native plantings, and trash clean-up. Please register to attend:

Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 1

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 1, class participants will receive information on basic tree biology from Dr. John Lovseth (Certified Forester, Associate Professor and Director of Land Stewardship). Register to attend […]

Free

Belleville Heart Garden Meet & Greet

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

The Belleville Heart Garden stewards are hosting a meet & greet for anyone interested in learning more about the community garden.  Come learn about the garden's mission, meet the stewards, […]

Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 2

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 2, class participants will receive information on tree identification from Dr. Hank Stelzer, Associate Professor and State Forestry Extension Specialist of University of Missouri's School of […]

Free

Bluebird Monitor Informational Session

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Do you like birding? Or maybe you are interested in citizen science? Help us monitor bluebird nest boxes this spring! This informational session, held at […]

Signal Hill Volunteer Day (03/17)

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot to a functional outdoor classroom and […]

Free
Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 3

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 3, class participants will receive information on soils from Dr. John Sloan, Watershed Scientist of the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. Register to attend […]

Free

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday (03/25)

Help restore Arlington Wetlands by assisting with 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. […]

Free

Spring Native Plant Sale OPENS

The HeartLands Conservancy Online Spring Native Plant Sale is right around the corner! We've carefully chosen a quality selection of native plants that will work for any landscape situation. Whether […]

Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 4

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 4, class participants will receive information on Tree Selection and Planting from Sarah Burton, O'Fallon, IL Parks and Recreation's Horticulturalist & Vine Street Market Coordinator. Register […]

Free

Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 5

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, IL, United States

In Tree Stewards Session 5, class participants will receive information on tree pruning from Rudi Atkins, Owner of Roots Professional Stump Grinding. Register to attend the Tree Stewards Program: Six, […]

Free
Event Series Tree Stewards Program Spring 2023

Tree Stewards Session 6

HeartLands Conservancy 29 E Main Street, Belleville, 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 […]

Free

Clean Water, Bright Future: Canteen Creek Watershed Green Infrastructure Tour

Willoughby Heritage Farm and Conservation Reserve 631 Willoughby Lane, Collinsville, Illinois

Join HeartLands Conservancy for our Clean Water, Bright Future: Canteen Creek Watershed Green Infrastructure Tour on April 13, 2023! We have chartered a bus to tour some of the successful […]

$10.00

Frog Walk – Poag Sand Prairie

Poag Sand Prairie 4860 Street Car Rd, Edwardsville, Illinois, United States

Learn about early spring frogs in southwestern Illinois in this easy, family-friendly walk through one of our favorite natural areas. Learn to identify certain frog calls and see if you […]

$10.00

Signal Hill Volunteer Workday (04/21)

Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom 22 Signal Park Lane, Belleville, Illinois

Come out to Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom (Belleville, IL) for a volunteer workday. Help with ongoing restoration efforts to convert this previously abandoned lot to a functional outdoor classroom and […]

Free

Martinis in the Meadow – Earth Day Special Event

Fletcher's Kitchen & Tap 1524 Clinton Hills Pkwy, Swansea, IL, United States

Have a martini and support the meadow! Join us for an unforgettable evening of celebration and support at Martinis in the Meadow, a special Earth Day event benefiting HeartLands Conservancy […]

$10

Arlington Wetlands Volunteer Workday (04/22)

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Help restore Arlington Wetlands by assisting with 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. […]

Free

Online Spring Native Plant Sale CLOSES

The HeartLands Conservancy Online Spring Native Plant Sale is right around the corner! We've carefully chosen a quality selection of native plants that will work for any landscape situation. Whether […]

Full Moon Hike – Stemler Cave Woods

Stemler Cave Woods Nature Preserve 2200 Stemler Road, Millstadt, Illinois, United States

Join us for a hike under the full moon! How to come prepared: This event will be outdoors during the night. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and wear comfortable […]

Free

Volunteer Sign-Up – Native Plant Sale Pick-Up

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

Would you enjoy seeing hundreds if not thousands of native plants in one place? Do you like to sort and organize? Do you enjoy hanging out with other native plant […]

Online Spring Native Plant Sale ORDER PICK UP

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

Our in person pickup, Saturday, May 6th at the Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park Pavilion. 1524 Clinton Hills Parkway, Swansea, Illinois Be sure to join our newsletter list for updates.

Exploration Garden Volunteer Day (05/11)

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

Join us as we create a place that both people and wildlife can enjoy! Location and Directions: Located just south of Fletcher’s Kitchen and Tap in Swansea at the Clinton […]

Free