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Quiz: Are You Wise About Woodcocks?




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The woodcock is an unusual bird in both its appearance and behavior. Late winter or early spring is when we start seeing these birds again in Will County, as they return here to nest. How much do you know about these feisty fliers?

Test your knowledge on this quiz to find out.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

How To Keep Your Pets Safe From Coyotes

10/22/2019

Seeing coyotes in your neighborhood is not cause for alarm because these animals are common throughout all of Illinois. You can keep yourself and your pets safe from them by following some simple, common-sense precautions.

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Monarchs and Día de los Muertos: How To Attract These Winged Souls to Your Yard

10/21/2019

Monarchs are a popular symbol in the celebration of Día de los Muertos. Learn what these butterflies symbolize and how you can attract them to your yard in the upcoming "Winged Souls & Milkweed" program.

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Creature Feature: The Crafty Raccoon

10/21/2019

Loved or reviled, the raccoon is one of the most common mammals in Illinois. 

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