A conversation with her daughter, Cheryl, on how the work continues in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Southeast Side
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Migration is one of the great mysteries of ornithology. Just what is it that leads birds to fly thousands of miles each year? How do they know where to…
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“Dodger” is a micro-short documentary about an endangered Piping Plover spending the winter on frozen Montrose Beach in Chicago. Nicknamed Dodger, the …
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Tedesco identified 319 species in 2020 and took an unusual route to toppling the Illinois record.
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The latest on a request for Montrose Beach Dunes habitat addition that would make more room for Piping Plovers
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Engineering feat completed 121 years ago this week was a watershed moment in growth of metropolis—and for region’s natural landscape. Here’s what’s bei…
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By becoming a paid subscriber, you become part of a community where making films like “Monty and Rose” is possible.
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Appreciating our local avifauna was one escape we still had, despite these trying times.
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Part scavenger hunt, part excuse to be outside, the count means rising before dawn to look and listen for owls and a 12-hour marathon to see as many bi…
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New figures show 28% increase in Illinois, 16% increase nationally. Next up: making the most of the increased interest and doing more to protect birds.
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Mild temperatures mean open waters throughout the Upper Midwest. Many ducks are staying north—for now.
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Haans Petruschke has been studying Ohio’s disjunct Dark-eyed Junco breeding population since 2017. As part of the project, he fashioned a Dark-eyed Jun…
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