Frog Frolic Date TBD
Join us for a celebration of amphibians and wetlands in Pontoon Beach! More info coming soon!
Annual Dinner April 19, 2018
The Annual Dinner features a speaker and information about conservation topics affecting southwestern Illinois. More info TBA
Silver Creek Stream Monitoring Date TBD
Get down in the creek and help us monitor the health of Silver Creek with hands-on training.
Bats, Scorpions & Stars Night Hike Date TBD
Join biologist Vona on a night hike up the bluffs. We will try to net some bats so we can see them up close. If we're lucky, we'll also see some scorpions and the stars!
9th Annual Field to Fork July 21, 2018
Field to Fork is our annual fundraiser featuring local food from southwestern Illinois farms prepared by local chefs in an elaborate, beautiful 6-course meal. More information is available on the Field to Fork page.
Poisonous Plants of the Region Date TBD
Join botanist Molly Hacker as she helps us identify the poisonous plants found in southwestern Illinois.
Resilient Communities Event Date TBD 2018
Each year we offer at least one seminar for communities in southwestern Illinois.
HeartLands Conservancy challenges you to get outside this winter and explore parks in the Metro East. From Thanksgiving to New Years Day, Jingle Bells will be tied on trees in 12 parks throughout our region. Find one, take a photo, post it to social media with #jinglehike and be entered to win prizes. Visit 6 or more and be entered to win a grand prize. The first person to identify the tree correctly gets bonus entries. More info