The Nature Institute

The Nature Institute

2213 S. Levis Lane
Godfrey, Illinois 62035

  • Phone: (618) 466-9930
  • Fax: (618) 466-9948
  • Hours:
    Dawn to dusk daily
    Preserve open year round

Groups can contact The Nature Institute for information on hosting informational sessions in the Talahi Lodge and guided walking tours of the natural areas.

The Nature Institute (TNI) is a non-profit land conservation and environmental education organization based in Godfrey, IL. Since its founding in 1980, The Nature Institute's board and staff have worked to foster an awareness and appreciation of the natural world through preservation, restoration, and education. TNI also owns and manages over 450 acres of protected land, such as the Olin Nature Preserve, the Mississippi Sanctuary, the Kemp and Cora Hutchinson Bird Sanctuary, and the Heartland Prairie Project at Gordon Moore Park. These natural areas provide unique places for the public to experience the diversity of the Riverbend area with its hardwood forests, prairies and wetlands. TNI preserves are open to the public and free to use from dawn to dusk.

Amenities

Amenities

  • Outdoor Picnic Area (covered)
  • Restrooms Onsite

Events

Related Events

Aug 22nd

Hike under a full moon with Nature Institute staff! Hikes will be moderately strenuous and about 2 miles.August 22- 8:30 PMSeptember 20- 8 PMOctober 20- 7:30 PMNovember 19- 7:30 PMDecember 18- 7:30 PM
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Aug 28th

Yoga, hiking, and coffee what more could you ask for?! Start out with a 60 minute hike in nature before participating in a 60 minute yoga practice! Germania Brew Haus will be…
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Sep 1st

Gear up for an adventure! This one hour program is perfect for children ages 3 to 5 and will include outdoor and sensory activities and a short group hike. 2021 ScheduleSeptember 1st…
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