Frog Walk – Poag Sand Prairie

Frog Walk – Poag Sand Prairie

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 can find any frogs as we walk! How to come prepared: This event will be outdoors...
Buds & Bark: Winter Tree ID

Buds & Bark: Winter Tree ID

Buds & Bark: Winter Tree IDNovember 5 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Whether you want to increase your tree identification skills for recreational and educational purposes, or want a leg-up on the competition for HLC’s 2022 Jingle Hike, this brief class is the perfect...
Jingle Mingle Packet Pick-up

Jingle Mingle Packet Pick-up

Thank you for registering for the 2022 Jingle Hike Challenge! For participants who declined shipping and selected to pick-up their challenge packets in person we’ll see you at this years Jingle Mingle Packet Pick-up at the HeartLands Conservancy Belleville...
Buds & Bark: Winter Tree ID

Buds & Bark: Winter Tree ID

Whether you want to increase your tree identification skills for recreational and educational purposes, or want a leg-up on the competition for HLC’s 2022 Jingle Hike, this brief class is the perfect opportunity to learn some of the key features and techniques...
Jingle Hike Challenge! 2022

Jingle Hike Challenge! 2022

Jingle Hike Challenge! 2022 | November 24th – January 1st  Registration Begins, October 11th! Jingle bells are tied to 12 trees in parks throughout the Metro East from Thanksgiving Day to New Year’s Day. Participants are asked to visit as many of the parks as...