News from Nature At The Confluence

New 5-week nature-based drawing classes offered

Creativity At The Confluence presents this 5-week drawing course with a focus on the natural world This 5-week course is the perfect opportunity for you to become comfortable drawing from nature. This introductory course will cover the  fundamentals of drawing as they...

Help Bring Back The Monarch! Resources and Links

Nature At The Confluence is working hard to help bring awareness to the plight of the Monarch butterfly.  We worked with South Beloit Mayor Ted Rehl in 2017 to encourage him to sign the Mayor's Monarch Pledge. In doing so, we joined over 320 other communities...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Jan
26
Sat
1:00 pm Winter Walkabout – part of Beloi... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Winter Walkabout – part of Beloi... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Winter Walkabout - part of Beloit Winterfest @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Come explore the Confluence during our Winter Walk About during Beloit’s Winterfest! Do a Walk About with our Naturalist to see what critters are active during the winter at the confluence. Enjoy a Winter Scavenger[...]
Feb
19
Tue
6:30 pm Coyote – The Misunderstood Trick... @ Nature at the Confluence
Coyote – The Misunderstood Trick... @ Nature at the Confluence
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Coyote - The Misunderstood Trickster @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Cunning, social, resilient, opportunistic, faithful, adaptive, shy, successful, hated, inspirational… Coyotes have to be one of the most misunderstood species in Illinois and the U.S. They conjure up mixed feelings of fear, anger, and for[...]
Mar
10
Sun
1:00 pm The Search for Ke-Chunk Village ... @ Nature at the Confluence
The Search for Ke-Chunk Village ... @ Nature at the Confluence
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
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
Tue
3:30 pm Let’s Find Signs of Spring! Prog... @ Nature at the Confluence
Let’s Find Signs of Spring! Prog... @ Nature at the Confluence
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
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
Sun
9:00 am Prescribed Burn Training present... @ Nature at the Confluence
Prescribed Burn Training present... @ Nature at the Confluence
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
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:[...]