News from Nature At The Confluence

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...

What Good are Rain Barrels?

Keeping lawns green and cultivating healthy gardens requires lots of water. The EPA estimates that about 40% of residential water use in the United States is for lawn and garden watering. Not only is this practice unsustainable, it is also expensive. Of course, one...

Paddling Alert on Turtle Creek!

NOTICE! We know of 2 downed trees that are creating creating hazards on the creek south of Colley Road. High water combined with these downed trees makes it very unsafe for paddlers. Help us get the word out that this section of the creek should not be paddled until...

New program for photographers

Calling all photographers! Here's your chance to meet. learn. share. Cameras At The Confluence: "Redefine Adventure" featuring the work of Cory Richards July 18, 6:30-8:00pm This is a free event open to area photographers. No registration required. Each month "Cameras...

Kids + Nature = Fun at our new Nature Kids program!

Nature Kids have fun naturally!  Kids + Nature = Fun! Introducing our new Nature Kids program. Bring the kids to Nature At the Confluence for some natural fun! Program that offers free play time at our Discovery Stops featuring water play, sand play, stone art,...

Introducing Wednesday Walkabouts

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! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for...

Volunteers Needed!

There are so many ways to get involved with bringing Nature At The Confluence to life! We need volunteers to help support and sustain this initiative. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, planning trails, or helping with activities for all ages - there's so many...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Mon
11:30 am Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nat... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nat... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nature At The Confluence @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Because no other country will get to see this total eclipse, it’s being nicknamed[...]
Aug
22
Tue
10:00 am Nature Kids program | Have fun n... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nature Kids program | Have fun n... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Kids program | Have fun naturally! @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Kids + Nature = Fun! Introducing our new Nature Kids program. Bring the kids to Nature At the Confluence for some natural fun! A program that offers free play time at our Discovery Stops featuring[...]
6:30 pm Cameras At The Confluence: Photo... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Cameras At The Confluence: Photo... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cameras At The Confluence: Photographer Meetup Event Featuring the Work of Joel Sartore @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Calling all photographers! Here’s your chance to meet. learn. share. Each month “Cameras At The Confluence” will feature a segment of National Geographic Masters of Photography video course, then have some time to talk, share[...]
Aug
23
Wed
9:00 am Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wednesday Walkabout @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
9:00 am Wednesday Weeders – A Green Team... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wednesday Weeders – A Green Team... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Weeders - A Green Team Program @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Weeds happen! We invite you to be part of the Green Team and help us stay on top of the weeding and other invasive plants at Nature At The Confluence! Spend as much time as[...]

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