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...

ConfluenceCam offers glimpse into a live nesting box

The ConfluenceCAM at Nature At The Confluence is a nesting box with video camera and it's live on our TV in the center. Tree Swallows are raising their brood in the nesting box and have 5 babies. This nest cam is a partnership program with Sand Bluff Bird Observatory...

Earth Day Celebration April 20-22

Nature At The Confluence’s Earth Day celebration offers a weekend of activities that highlight ways we can help improve our environment, and will inspire you to try new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Activities run Friday April 20-Sunday April 22 at Nature At The...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Sep
20
Thu
6:30 pm Fall Harvest Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Fall Harvest Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Harvest Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Celebrating the Harvest from Our Gardens! Featuring Samples of Stone Soup Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate! We have all kinds of fun percussion instruments[...]
Sep
26
Wed
6:00 pm The Golden Hour : FALL – Cameras... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
The Golden Hour : FALL – Cameras... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Golden Hour : FALL - Cameras At The Confluence Photographer Meetup @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
The Golden Hour : FALL Wed, Sept 26, 6-7pm Sunset is at 6:45 – you may want to come early to scout subjects to shoot as the light gets lower. As days grow shorter, the[...]
Sep
28
Fri
6:30 pm Nature Poetry & Prose With Natur... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nature Poetry & Prose With Natur... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nature Poetry & Prose With Natural Land Institute @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Presented by Natural Land Institute In Partnership with Nature at the Confluence Be inspired by literary works featuring poetry and prose about nature as you listen to the writers read their creative compositions that celebrate time[...]
Sep
29
Sat
9:00 am Fall Clean Up At The Confluence @ Nature at the Confluence
Fall Clean Up At The Confluence @ Nature at the Confluence
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Fall Clean Up At The Confluence @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Pitch in and help us get the Nature Center ready for fall and winter! We’ll be doing weed pulling, garden clearing, and helping put away garden items for the winter. We’ll be treating our wonderful[...]
Sep
30
Sun
1:30 pm Drawing From Nature : Art Classes @ Nature at the Confluence
Drawing From Nature : Art Classes @ Nature at the Confluence
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Drawing From Nature : Art Classes @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
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[...]