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Bird migration in northern Illinois starts as early as August and continues into November and even December
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More than 50 members of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus took a bus ride from their annual meeting in Chicago to Rock Run Rookery Preserve in Joliet to learn more about the fight to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
All camping gear rentals are 50 percent off through the end of the year.
The preserves offer year-round recreational opportunities to engage a variety of interests.
Use our interactive map to find a preserve, trail or visitor center that fits your needs. Go exploring today!