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Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

$5.00
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Sunset Stroll

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Squeeze some nature into your day and join Julie for a walk along our trails. We will gather rain or shine, crossing our fingers for colorful sunsets. Duration of the stroll is flexible, typically about 45 minutes. This is a free program and there is no registration.

Chloe Blodgett: The Untold Story of Beloit’s Founding Woman | Women’s History Month

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

In this program, offered in honor of Women’s History Month, you’ll learn about Chloe Blodgett, wife of Beloit’s founder Caleb Blodgett. Chloe’s remarkable story has rarely been told, and this program will reveal newly discovered details about her life. Chloe Kidder, the daughter of a Revolutionary Soldier and mother to 10 children, followed her husband […]

Free

Spring Equinox Mindfulness Walk

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

“The further we distance ourselves from the spell of the present, explored by our senses, the harder it will be to understand and protect nature’s precarious balance, let alone the balance of our own human nature” - Diane Ackerman Join our guide Jessie Crow Mermel for this first day of spring walk. We’ll explore balance […]

$5.00

Feminists in the Field: Feminine and Queer Perspectives on Conservation Careers

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Are you interested in making a difference in the environment but don't know where to start? Get inspired by hearing about the professional journeys of local people who identify as women and/or LGBTQIA who work in various roles of ecosystem conservation! Enjoy a moderated panel with time for audience Q&A and networking. Light refreshments will […]

Free

Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

$5.00

Why Watersheds with Region 1

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Spring is an important time to explore why our watersheds matter, and how we can help protect them. Join Julie for a walking tour to observe Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek up close, followed by a presentation from Region 1 Planning Council of Rockford to learn about local efforts to protect our waterways. This is […]

Free

City Nature Challenge Hike

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy a staff guided hike and learn how you can contribute to science by participating in the City Nature Challenge! Join over 60,000 nature enthusiasts worldwide as we post pictures of plants, animals, and fungi to map the biodiversity of nature. All posts made on iNaturalist, a free app and website, count toward our city team’s […]

Free

815 Outside Sunset Soiree

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Join 815 Outside partner organizations for guided hikes and celebrations as we kick off City Nature Challenge and wrap up the 815 Outside program. Guided hikes will leave from the Indian Springs shelter house at 5:15pm and 6:15pm, and Big Jon’s Dogs N’ More food truck will be on site offering delicious food (including vegan […]

Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

$5.00

Intro to Letterboxing

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Letterboxing is a hobby started in Dartmoor England in the 1800s. It combines art, along with outdoor fun, history, and treasure hunting. Come learn about this joyful, worldwide activity and receive a starter journal, stamp, and ink pad and the opportunity to find two letterboxes along our trails. This is a family friendly event. Please […]

$5.00

Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

$5.00
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Pages & Paths

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy the benefits of a book club without the commitment, with the added bonus of exploring the great outdoors! Join us on Wednesdays as we take time to stretch our minds, expand our social circles, and exercise our bodies.  Bring your current reading selection.  Find a comfy spot to spend 30 minutes reading your book […]

Nature Night Hike

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Discover creatures of the night on this guided nature hike. Timed to match the emergence of fireflies and glow worms, the blooming of common milkweed, and the calls of frogs and barred owls, this hike will explore the sights, sounds and smells of a summer evening. The program will include one mile of hiking on […]

Make Music Day Concerts | Patten Pending + Nick & Friends

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Pull up a chair or blanket and enjoy original tunes performed by the local bands!4:00-5:00pm Patten Pending5:00-6:00pm- Nick & Friends This free community performance is part of Make Music Day Beloit. See the full schedule of musical events here. Picnic table seating provided. You are welcome to bring your own chairs, drinks, and snacks.

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Pages & Paths

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy the benefits of a book club without the commitment, with the added bonus of exploring the great outdoors! Join us on Wednesdays as we take time to stretch our minds, expand our social circles, and exercise our bodies.  Bring your current reading selection.  Find a comfy spot to spend 30 minutes reading your book […]

Free

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Pages & Paths

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy the benefits of a book club without the commitment, with the added bonus of exploring the great outdoors! Join us on Wednesdays as we take time to stretch our minds, expand our social circles, and exercise our bodies.  Bring your current reading selection.  Find a comfy spot to spend 30 minutes reading your book […]

Free
Recurring

Pages & Paths

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy the benefits of a book club without the commitment, with the added bonus of exploring the great outdoors! Join us on Wednesdays as we take time to stretch our minds, expand our social circles, and exercise our bodies.  Bring your current reading selection.  Find a comfy spot to spend 30 minutes reading your book […]

Free

Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

$5.00

Slithery Soiree

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Reptiles and amphibians are unique but often persecuted animals with complex life histories, brilliant colorations, and fascinating behavioral patterns. The Midwestern US is home to a variety of amphibian and reptile species, which can sometimes prove difficult to observe due to their cryptic nature and distinct habitat preferences. Join us to learn from three passionate […]

$5.00