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Before and After: Prescribed Burn at Braidwood Dunes

It's a stunning contrast in photos.

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Caught on Video: Bald Eagle Attacks Nesting Bald Eagle

The bald eagle was minding its own business, tending to two eggs in a nest that's being monitored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

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Raccoon In Awkward Situation Generates Some Buzz

It's apparently the season for animals getting themselves in all sorts of uncomfortable situations.

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Quiz: Test Your Pelican Proficiency

They are magnificent birds, traveling and foraging in large flocks, making them nearly impossible to miss. 

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Police, Animal Control Rescue Coyote Stuck in Fence

The coyote will be treated for injuries to her forelegs and mouth and then released back into the wild.

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Diver Gives Us Shocking Look at How Much Trash is in Waterways

When Rich Horner went for a dive to check out some marine life, he found "so much plastic" instead.

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What's the Better View: Fall or Winter at Goodenow Grove?

We have to admit that they're both pretty amazing. But if you had to choose, which one would it be?

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Can You Ace This Bison Quiz?

Here's your chance to test your knowledge of these amazing animals.

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Good Samaritans Rescue Coyote with Jar Stuck to its Head

Thankfully for one coyote, some kind folks came to the rescue to get it out of a situation that not only looked ridiculous, but totally stunk.

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Daring Raccoon Rescue is Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse

It's fair to say things didn't go exactly as planned when a crew tried to rescue a raccoon that had been trapped on the ledge of a suburban Detroit building for days.

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Which Wild Animal Are You?

We all can display some wild tendencies every now and then. 

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Spectacular 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Coming on Jan. 31

As long as there are some clear skies, January is going to close out with a rare heavenly trifecta for astronomy fans in the form of a supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse. 

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Raccoons?

Are you a trash panda expert? Or is your knowledge total garbage? 

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Quiz: Are You a Bald Eagle Expert?

Test your knowledge to see how much you really know about these amazing birds.

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Five Fascinating Facts About Coyotes

Coyotes are incredibly smart and adaptable. But how much do you really know about these generally reclusive animals that are afraid of humans?

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Current Headlines

Police Increase Special Olympics Fundraising Efforts in 2019


Forest Preserve police will host a Special Olympics Plane Pull and participate in other Law Enforcement Torch Run activities in 2019 to benefit the global charity and its programs.

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Volunteer Spotlight: For This Couple, It's All About Raising Awareness


Connie and Lee Witkowski are educators at heart, and teaching others extends not just to their jobs, but also to their volunteer work.

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