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Why Watersheds with Region 1

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Spring is an important time to explore why our watersheds matter, and how we can help protect them. Join Julie for a walking tour to observe Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek up close, followed by a presentation from Region 1 Planning Council of Rockford to learn about local efforts to protect our waterways. This is […]

Seasons, Cycles and Insights

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Join us for an afternoon of interactive guidance through “nature’s calendar." Phenology is the study of cycles that occur seasonally in plants and animals. We are all part of this calendar! As Kate and Julie guide exploration of this concept, participants will get a foundational understanding of phenology as well as experience somatic practices to […]

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City Nature Challenge Hike

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy a staff guided hike and learn how you can contribute to science by participating in the City Nature Challenge! Join over 60,000 nature enthusiasts worldwide as we post pictures of plants, animals, and fungi to map the biodiversity of nature. All posts made on iNaturalist, a free app and website, count toward our city team’s […]

815 Outside Sunset Soiree

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Join 815 Outside partner organizations for guided hikes and celebrations as we kick off City Nature Challenge and wrap up the 815 Outside program. Guided hikes will leave from the Indian Springs shelter house at 5:15pm and 6:15pm, and Big Jon’s Dogs N’ More food truck will be on site offering delicious food (including vegan […]

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

Bird Club

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Practice the art of noticing details while connecting with nature. This beginner-friendly bird outing will include an introduction to birding and guided stroll on our Rock River Birding & Hiking Trail, a one mile loop path. All experience levels are welcome. Binoculars provided. This guided walk will start at 7:30am at our building.

Intro to Letterboxing

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Letterboxing is a hobby started in Dartmoor England in the 1800s. It combines art, along with outdoor fun, history, and treasure hunting. Come learn about this joyful, worldwide activity and receive a starter journal, stamp, and ink pad and the opportunity to find two letterboxes along our trails. This is a family friendly event. Please […]

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

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Community Fire & Drum Circle

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Join the tradition of celebrating summer at The Confluence! Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate. We have musical instruments for you to try, or you are welcome to bring your own. Drumming is optional- all are welcome to simply enjoy the fire, listen to […]

Little Scientists: Seeds

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Children are invited to use their senses to investigate the magic of seeds! Dress for the weather because we will take a nature walk, as well as enjoy story time and a snack indoors. This program is best suited for children ages 4-6 and their caretakers, siblings are also welcome. Thanks to a community grant […]

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

Meet Me At The Confluence

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Celebrate the start of summer with Nature At The Confluence! This is a free, family-friendly event and there is no registration. Suggested $10 donation. From 1:00-1:30pm enjoy family friendly yoga under our cottonwood tree or led by Lily Herbold (a limited number of mats are available) At 2:00pm, get your toes wet and enjoy a […]

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Monarch Monitoring

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Become a community scientist by joining our staff in monitoring our monarch population. Drop in on Tuesdays at 4:00pm for a walk through a prairie where we practice protocol from the Monarch Larvae Monitoring Program. All ages welcome, no prior experience necessary. This series is free and there is no registration.

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

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Monarch Monitoring

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Become a community scientist by joining our staff in monitoring our monarch population. Drop in on Tuesdays at 4:00pm for a walk through a prairie where we practice protocol from the Monarch Larvae Monitoring Program. All ages welcome, no prior experience necessary. This series is free and there is no registration.

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Wednesday Work Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

We need volunteers to help support and sustain this organization. From planting gardens, pulling weeds, trimming trails, or helping with events – there are so many ways to lend a hand. Our Wednesday Work Day crew meets Wednesday mornings in the spring, summer and fall to work outdoors and support our prairie, woodland, and gardens.  […]

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Pages & Paths

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Enjoy the benefits of a book club without the commitment, with the added bonus of exploring the great outdoors! Join us on Wednesdays as we take time to stretch our minds, expand our social circles, and exercise our bodies.  Bring your current reading selection.  Find a comfy spot to spend 30 minutes reading your book […]

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Little Science Storytime

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL, United States

Our summer story time with the South Beloit Public Library returns! Join us on Friday mornings or Sunday afternoons for reading and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 3-5, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends to help build nature vocabulary, as well as Spanish and American Sign […]