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A Sunday Stone Skipping Experience

Stone Skipping  By Katherine Spicer, Beloit College intern at Nature At The Confluence | Posted 10-13-17 After planting for the Prairie Planting Party, my friend and I walked over to nearby Turtle Creek. I stood at the edge of the water, appreciating my escape from...

Super humans show off their super planting skills!

Our superpower is planting prairie plants in rocky soil. What's your super power? A big thank you to everyone who came and helped plant our prairie on Sunday, October 8! We got all of the plants into the ground despite all the rocks we have to remove as we dug holes....

History Along The Banks of Turtle Creek

Whether you're paddling or hiking along Turtle Creek you are moving along the same waters and trails that ancient peoples have also traversed for thousands of years. Below you can learn about these ancient peoples and the clues they left behind about their lives. ...

Be A Safe Paddler: Turtle Creek and the Rock River

Nature At The Confluence recently held a "Safe Paddling 101" program so paddlers can learn how to be better prepared and stay safe on the water. We've seen quite a few days of high water on Turtle Creek and Rock River this summer and more than a few people have had...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Tue
6:30 pm Cameras At The Confluence: Photo... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Cameras At The Confluence: Photo... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cameras At The Confluence: Photographer Meetup Event @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Calling all photographers! Here’s your chance to meet. learn. share. Cameras At The Confluence: Photographer Meetup “Exploring Landscapes” Tues., October 24th , 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Trisha Peters owner of Peters Portrait Art will[...]
Oct
25
Wed
9:00 am Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
Oct
27
Fri
6:00 pm Earth, Wind & Fire Community Fir... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Earth, Wind & Fire Community Fir... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Earth, Wind & Fire Community Fireside Program | All Hallow's Eve Gathering @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
All Hallow’s Eve Fire Gathering Gather Round the community fire for Storytelling Open Mic with perhaps a few scary stories from Beloit College students, Drum Circle, Carved Pumpkin Contest, and Free S’mores! The South Beloit[...]
Oct
31
Tue
7:00 pm Photoshop Workshop by Cindy Vondran @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Photoshop Workshop by Cindy Vondran @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Photoshop Workshop by Cindy Vondran @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Interested in learning new Photoshop skills? Cindy Vondran, award winning Fine Art Photographer, will be offering Photoshop Workshops at Nature At The Confluence.Come and find out how you can take your Photoshop skills to the[...]
Nov
1
Wed
9:00 am Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]

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