White Oak in Whiteside County Designated as Legacy Tree

Rockford, IL – Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce the July Tree of the Month is located at Whiteside County Fairgrounds, which contains a natural landmark: an ancient White Oak (Quercus alba) that has graced the land for more than three centuries. The tree is 90 feet tall, has an average crown spread of 103 feet, and a trunk circumference of almost 170 inches.

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Coleta Sportsmen’s Club to Host Summer Youth Day

The Sterling-Rock Falls Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Ogle County Pheasants Forever, and Sauk Valley Whitetails Unlimited are teaming up to host a Summer Youth Day for kids ages 3-17 on Saturday, July 20 at the Coleta Sportsmen’s Club, 2 miles west of Coleta on Pilgrim Rd.

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