Calendar

There’s many ways to learn, explore, experience nature and have fun at the Confluence Learning Center!

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Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Search for Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence with Dr. Bill Green @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
The Search for Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence  At the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River there once was a very large Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) settlement called Ke-Chunk (Kečąk) or Turtle Village. The Ho-Chunk[...]
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Let's Find Signs of Spring! Program with Welty Environmental @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
3:30 pm
Celebrate the Spring Equinox–the 1st day of Spring is March 20th.  Come hike around Nature at the Confluence looking for signs that winter is over. A take home spring craft will also be included. All[...]
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Prescribed Burn Training presented by Natural Land Institute @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
9:00 am
Prescribed Burn Training Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost:  $60 (Includes the 155 page Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Manual) Preregistration is required Register with Natural Land Institute at this link Location:[...]
Ho-Chunk Flute Making Workshop @ Nature at the Confluence
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day
Ho-Chunk Flute Making Workshop @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  Ho-Chunk Flute Making Workshop with Bill Quackenbush, Ho-Chunk Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, 3-day course held April 5-7. During this 3-day[...]
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Reclusive Native Cat - The Bobcat @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
Bobcat photo from the IL DNR website Presented by Jennifer Kuroda, Founder of the Illinois Bobcat Foundation Bobcats, named for their short, bobbed tail, are about twice the size of a common house cat. They[...]
Apr 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
April Showers! Program with Welty Environmental @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
3:30 pm
Where does water go? Where does it all come from? Come play games that help us better understand the water cycle, I.D. cloud types, and investigate local runoff and drainage into Kelly Creek and Turtle[...]
Nature Kids: Ho-Chunk Storytelling | Celebration of National Storytelling Day - Ages 7-11 @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
10:00 am
A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  Nature Kids: Ho-Chunk Storytelling | Celebration of National Storytelling Day, Saturday,  April 27, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Oral storytelling is[...]
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Walk With Me Among My Homelands: Hear the Echoes of My Ancestors @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village Janice Rice, a member of Ho-Chunk Nation, invites you to listen and envision a walk amidst the beauty[...]
Intro to Fly Fishing Program @ Nature at the Confluence
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intro to Fly Fishing Program @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
10:00 am
Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn for all ages.   In this basic intro course you’ll get tips on how to choose fly fishing gear & tackle, where to fish, how to[...]
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
"Bears, Bees & Honey Tea Party" | Adventures In The 100 Acre Woods  - Ages 4-7 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
“Bears, Bees & Honey Tea Party”  is our theme for this special Nature Kids program. Bring your favorite bear or other stuffed animal and a blanket or beach towel along for this Tea Party where[...]