Dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest

TWI’s 2018 annual report

From Our Watershed to Yours

Dive into our new annual report to find out what’s happening with our restoration projects and why it’s a “watershed moment” for the organization, literally and figuratively! We’re really grateful for the generosity of our individual donors and institutional funders who make all this work possible.

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Moths!

Night-Flying Biodiversity Revealed at TWI Sites

Most people think of moths as little more than clothes-eating pests but these winged insects are gorgeous pollinators, often overlooked in favor of their daytime counterparts. This past summer TWI invited nature lovers to both Indian Ridge Marsh and the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge for “mothing” adventures.

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VISIT THE DIXON WATERFOWL REFUGE

Climb the observation tower, hike the trail system, enjoy excellent birdwatching, or during the summer paddle and fish on the lakes.

Location & Visiting the Dixon Refuge

VISIT MIDEWIN 

Many parts of Midewin are open to the public for hiking, birdwatching, bison viewing, and other activities. 

Location & Visiting Midewin