News from Nature At The Confluence

Outdoor Adventure Education Series launched

Is a new outdoor adventure on your 2018 bucket list? To help prepare you for outdoor adventures and to inspire you to take on new challenges Nature at the Confluence has partnered with Rocktown Adventures to present the “Outdoor Adventure Education Series”.  Through...

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. ...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Jan
20
Sat
1:00 pm Backpacking the Appalachian Trai... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Backpacking the Appalachian Trai... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Backpacking the Appalachian Trail | Outdoor Adventure Education Series @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Join Rocktown Adventures and Nature at the Confluence as we present the “Outdoor Adventure Education Series”. This 4 part series will have an interactive presentation on a different outdoor recreation topic each month from January thru April. [...]
3:00 pm Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with Rocktown Adventures @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Snowshoeing is a great low impact aerobic activity. However there is more to snowshoeing than simply taking a plunge in some untracked snow. Come have some fun in the snow, meet some new people, and[...]
3:30 pm Winter Walk About | Beloit Winte... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Winter Walk About | Beloit Winte... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Winter Walk About | Beloit Winterfest Event @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Come explore the Confluence during our Winter Walk About during Beloit’s Winterfest! Enjoy a self-guided hike along our trails and see what critters are active during the winter at the confluence. Family Photo Fun Challenge! Bring your[...]
Jan
30
Tue
6:30 pm Cameras At The Confluence: Macro... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Cameras At The Confluence: Macro... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cameras At The Confluence: Macro Photography @ 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: Macro Photography Tues., Jan 30 , 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Join us as we explore the world of Macro Photography. We will discuss[...]
Feb
4
Sun
1:00 pm Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Snowshoe Hike & Instruction with Rocktown Adventures @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Snowshoeing is a great low impact aerobic activity. However there is more to snowshoeing than simply taking a plunge in some untracked snow. Come have some fun in the snow, meet some new people, and[...]

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