Calendar

Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Curt Meine, narrator of film will be featured guest speaker Nature At The Confluence is pleased to screen the newly released film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time with special guest Curt[...]
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
You’ll have the chance to both Plant It and Grow It at our Earth Day Community Planting Project! Plant It – we’ll be digging in and planting bare root trees and shrubs. Come help us[...]
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by planting a free oak tree! Nature At The Confluence will distribute 200 free bare-root bur oak and swamp oak saplings as part of the Rock River Trail Initiative’s[...]
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Welty Environmental Center
The History of Beloit’s “Crown Jewel”: Big Hill Park Join Beloit College Archivist, Fred Burwell, to hear about the fascinating history of Big Hill Park. In this free program we’ll talk about the early history[...]
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by planting a free oak tree! Nature At The Confluence will distribute 200 free bare-root bur oak and swamp oak saplings as part of the Rock River Trail Initiative’s[...]
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Join the World’s Largest Treasure Hunt! Terri Gile with a Geocache discovery! Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enable devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt[...]
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
Volunteer Work Day #2: Hack and Chop the Brush ***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE…we are still working on the time, so stayed tuned*** Join us for our second in a series of Volunteer Work Days out[...]
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Join Rocktown Adventures and Nature at the Confluence as we present the “Outdoor Adventure Education Series”. This 4 part series will have an interactive presentation on a different outdoor recreation topic each month thru April. The topic for[...]
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
In honor of Earth Day we are pleased to present this remarkable film that was produced and directed by Taggart Siegel, a 1981 Beloit College alumni.  BONUS! You’ll also learn about Beloit Public Library’s (and[...]
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Prairie Street Brewhouse
Since 2006, the Reel Paddling Film Festival has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join Rocktown Adventures of Rockford for a screening[...]
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
Market Basket Class Learn to make the traditional and functional market basket of early America. Using natural and pre-dyed flat reed, you will learn basic basket weaving skills as you complete this market basket. This[...]
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
April Full Moon Hike Walk in a moon-lit forest and test your senses like animals do. Experience how their senses of hearing, smell, touch, and feel become heightened as their sense of sight is limited.[...]
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wet Feet = Great Fishing! Josh with one of his Turtle Creek bass. (photo by Joe Bursinger) Want to know how to get to the fish on Turtle Creek? You could get into a kayak,[...]
Apr 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Tips and Tactics to Make you a Better Kayak Angler! Whether you’re a seasoned kayak angler, or just thinking about trying it out, you’ll learn some great tips and tactics in this seminar. Colin Belle, Hobie[...]
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Mason Bees are Nature’s Best Pollinators! Be a pollinator hero and also boost your garden’s productivity by creating and hanging a home for peaceful, non-stinging Mason bees. Slightly smaller than honeybees, mason bees are incredible[...]
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
Mysterious Pirate Treasure Box of Big Hill Park Ahoy, Me Hearties! Recently there have been reports of a lost pirate treasure box located somewhere in Big Hill Park. Participants will learn about the legendary story[...]
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Welty Environmental Center
Patrick Ready: How to Attract Eastern Bluebirds **APRIL 15 LECTURE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER…stay tuned for reacheduled date** Join us for the third talk of our Big Hill Prairie Lecture series to learn more about[...]
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Riverbend Park
Come to Horicon’s River Bend Park to witness the sights, sounds, and smells of a Living History Reenactment. Reenactors and demonstrators representing the 1600’s through the Civil War will be on hand portraying life from[...]
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
No School Friday: the World of Water Come for another No School Friday for the Beloit school district! There is no life on this planet without it, so let’s explore the wonderful world of water[...]
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Riverbend Park
Come to Horicon’s River Bend Park to witness the sights, sounds, and smells of a Living History Reenactment. Reenactors and demonstrators representing the 1600’s through the Civil War will be on hand portraying life from[...]
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Get ready to hit the Rock River Trail with paddling author Timothy Bauer! Nature At The Confluence invites you to join our free group paddle down the beautiful Rock River from South Beloit to Macktown Forest[...]
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Riverbend Park
Come to Horicon’s River Bend Park to witness the sights, sounds, and smells of a Living History Reenactment. Reenactors and demonstrators representing the 1600’s through the Civil War will be on hand portraying life from[...]
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Calling all photographers! Here’s your chance to meet. learn. share. Cameras At The Confluence: What’s Springing Up? Tues., May 15 , 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Each month the  Cameras At The Confluence Photographer’s Meetup features a different theme. This[...]
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, May-Oct, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]
May 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Welty Kids: Antsy Pantsy (at NATC) Ants are small but they have a big impact on the world. Participants will learn about the super powers of these insects, make a ant chia pet, go on[...]
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
A Fun Kids & Adult program for kids with an adult – great for parents, aunts/uncles, grandparents, scout leaders!  Both kids and adults will get involved and learn! Our favorite fireside cooking leader, Terry Bomkamp,[...]

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