Major Daviess Summer Ale -A Great Taste for a Great Cause!

JDCF, in collaboration with the Galena Brewing Company, is building on last summer’s unveil of the Major Daviess Summer Ale, a refreshing American wheat ale that supports land preservation in Jo Daviess County. The first kegs have been tapped in this unique partnership between a local business and a local nonprofit organization.

A portion of the proceeds from every pint sold will be donated to JDCF to support land preservation, education, and land management. When you purchase a Major Daviess Summer Ale, you are supporting a community effort to preserve the special places in Jo Daviess County – a great taste for a great cause! Stop down to the Galena Brewing Company at 227 N Main Street, Galena, today!

Upcoming Events

Meteors on the Mound

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

JDCF and the Planetary Studies Foundation (PSF) invite the public to a night sky viewing event. As part of the Perseid meteor shower that will be taking place, PSF planetary geologist, Dr. Paul Sipiera will be sharing his expertise in the area of meteorites beginning around 7:30 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., Diane Sipiera, Executive Director of […] Read More

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Creatures of the Night: Owls & Bats

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about some of our nocturnal friends, owls and bats. This program, geared towards a middle school grade level, introduces the life cycle of the owl and its food and habitat. It also identifies the characteristics that make the owl a perfect predator and member of the raptor family. Participants will get to dissect an […] Read More

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Owl Prowl

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening owl-prowl hike at Casper Bluff.  This year, we will be joined by the Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education Center who will bring along a few of their feathered friends for an educational program and meet and greet with live owls before we head out on the trails. There will be […] Read More

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