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Too many mosquitoes in your yard? Attract dragonflies6/28/2022Read more
Dragonflies can eat dozens of mosquitoes a day, so attracting them to your yard might help make your time outside more enjoyable.
Five fast facts about underappreciated moths6/24/2022Read more
In the animal kingdom, moths are considered something akin to butterflies' ugly stepsisters, but moths are special too.
Insects are disappearing, but you can help reverse the trend6/23/2022Read more
Insect populations are declining, and that's bad news for us and our ecosystems. Learn what you can do to help reverse the trend.
Asian carp for dinner? With new name, look for copi on a menu near you6/22/2022Read more
Asian carp might be showing up on the dinner menu at a restaurant near you, but with a new name designed to make the fish a little easier to swallow for local diners.
Have stroller, will travel? Check out these preserves for stroller-friendly adventures6/22/2022Read more
Looking for a place to explore with a stroller in tow? We've got plenty of places for you to plan an adventure.
Nature curiosity: Will a worm regenerate if it gets cut in half?6/16/2022Read more
Will a worm really regenerate if it gets cut in two? It's complicated.
These animal dads are worth celebrating6/15/2022Read more
Many males play a key role in giving their offspring a much-needed jump-start.
Help wildlife beat the heat by leaving water out for them6/14/2022Read more
What are you doing to beat the heat this week? If you can, add leaving water out for wildlife to your list.
Snakes aren't the only legless reptiles slithering across Will County. Meet the slender glass lizard6/14/2022Read more
Legless reptiles are snakes, right? Not always. The slender glass lizard is one of many legless lizards in the world, and it lives right here in Will County.
Moles are perfectly suited for their underground lifestyle6/13/2022Read more
Eastern moles live secret lives right below our feet, and just because we don't see them doesn't mean we don't know they are around.
As soon as a strike by local quarry workers ends, the Forest Preserve will work to obtain the crushed limestone it needs to complete the Wauponsee Glacial Trail restoration work from Symerton to Route 113 in Custer Park.
After a short hiatus, Hidden Oaks Nature Center will reopen to the public on July 6 as it hosts its first exhibit under Forest Preserve District ownership.