and the Ecosystem
Can smart and decent people resolve the dilemma of
deer? Land managers and advocates talk it out.
By Jill Riddell.
Christmas Bird Count
100 Years of Counting: citizen scientists have fun
while tracking the fortunes of feathered friends.
By Judy Pollock.
Mingled Destinies of Beaver and People
These furry engineers change the world. They flood
out some neighbors and make homes for others.
What a story! By Jack MacRae.
A guest essay by Miles Lowry.
Park Tree Body: Protecting trees, restoring
Buntings: Living snowflakes on shorelines
Mice: Home recyclers
Peregrine defeats the Nighthawk, victory
over sprawl, best burn season in memory, and
guide to the best areas of the region
what to do and see, when to go, where to hike,
bike, canoe, ride horses, watch birds, even
what's debuting on nature's stage in the Chicago
Pictures: Tree Clues. By Stephen