The Nature Institute sets winter events


GODFREY — The Nature Institute’s (TNI) mountaineering trails at 2213 South Levis Lane in Godfrey could also be closed till April 1, however workers members of Illinois’ largest privately owned nature protect are inviting the general public out for a variety of upcoming alternatives. 

TNI educators and World Bird Sanctuary presenters will current “All About Eagles” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22. The program will enable individuals to see an eagle up shut and be taught in regards to the variations eagles need to survive the tough winters in Illinois.

Visitors may also have the chance to hike to the Mississippi Sanctuary to seek for Bald Eagles alongside the Mississippi River. Guests ought to costume for heat as this system will happen on the out of doors amphitheater close to Talahi Lodge. 

The Project WET Educator Training is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29. Project WET is a curriculum information stuffed with actions designed to have interaction college students with the significance of water and water conservation. The actions are aligned to state and nationwide requirements and canopy a wide range of subjects. The $32 workshop price consists of the curriculum information, snacks and door prizes. Educators can request skilled improvement credit score hours for collaborating within the workshop.

Guided winter hikes additionally can be found by appointment at TNI. The hikes shall be out there till March; subjects out there embody winter birding, winter tree ID and letterboxing. 

To register or be taught extra details about the events, go to People might also attain the TNI workplace at 618-466-9930 or