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...

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Volunteer Opportunities at NATC

Upcoming Events

Nov
17
Sat
9:30 am Now We’re Cooking! Dutch Oven Co... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Now We’re Cooking! Dutch Oven Co... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Now We're Cooking! Dutch Oven Cooking Class @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Our first program filled up, so we’ve opened up another class! Please register below to secure your spot! Dutch Oven Cooking is a unique and fun way to prepare delicious meals and desserts for your[...]
Dec
6
Thu
3:30 pm Candy Cane Hunt with Welty Envir... @ Nature at the Confluence
Candy Cane Hunt with Welty Envir... @ Nature at the Confluence
Dec 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Candy Cane Hunt with Welty Environmental @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Grab a bag to search for candy canes that have been scattered throughout Nature at the Confluence. Additional activities include candy cane craft, hot chocolate by a fire and games. This fun program is offered[...]
Dec
20
Thu
6:00 pm Winter Solstice Gathering and Lu... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Winter Solstice Gathering and Lu... @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Winter Solstice Gathering and Luminary Walk @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
The Winter solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year. On this darkest of nights, we invite you enjoy the warmth of the community fire, stroll the candle lit pathways, make s’mores[...]
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 free S’mores and[...]
Jun
20
Thu
6:30 pm Community Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]