Natural Area Guardians
Organized in 1983, the Henry County Natural Area Guardians is a sub-committee of the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Henry County Natural Area Guardians are devoted to protecting and preserving the natural areas in Henry County for future generations.
Goals of the Henry County Natural Area Guardians:
- Encourage preservation
- Provide education
- Locate natural areas
- Assist landowners with managing natural areas
- Inventory natural areas
- Obtain funds to purchase and maintain natural areas
They meet regularly to conduct business and hold educational programs. Activities of the Natural Area Guardians include conducting prairie burns, holding an annual prairie walk at the Munson Township Cemetery, providing exhibits at conservation events, and sponsoring workshops.
Get involved! Contact the Henry County SWCD office at 309.937.5263, extension 3 for further information about the Natural Area Guardians.
Henry County Natural Area Guardians Officers
President - Luanne Urban
Vice President - Kim Reynolds
Secretary/Treasurer - Sandy French
Read the 2012 NAGs Annual Report
Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship
The Henry County Natural Area Guardians will offer one (1) $500 scholarship to a college student presently in their sophomore or junior year at an institution. Student should be pursuing a career in the area of conservation and/or the environment. Download and print the 2013 Clarence & Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship application. Applications are due by May 3rd. For further information, contact the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District at 309.937.5263, extension 3.
Congratulations to Eric Thomas! Eric was the recipient of the Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship for 2012!
Presentation on Falconry
Program by Tom Newman
Learn about the history of falconry, the steps involved to get a bird, and meet the hawk Tom has now.
Annawan School Media Center
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Sponsored by the Henry County Natural Area Guardians
For more information, please call 309.441.5314 or the Henry County SWCD at 309.937.5263, extension 3
Refreshments will be provided.