Experience Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary as day switches to night. Invite a friend - a great way to share the special features of Central Illinois and the land conservation efforts of The Friends of the Sangamon Valley.Three events - come back on these Sundays to see how the prairie, wetland and stream ecosystems change - June 16 - July 21 - August 18.DIRECTIONS: From Springfield or Chatham, take E. Loami Rd. west to Lead Line Rd. Turn south (left) on Lead Line to Withers Rd. Turn west (right) on Withers. Go about a 1/2 mile until you see the entrance sign for the Sanctuary; parking lot on site. Restroom inside nature center.