Global climate change is a real problem. But just what impacts will it have on the Chicago region? And what does it mean for nature?
by Jill Riddell
A photographer hits species #100 on her mission to capture Illinois’ rarest organisms.
Photos by Carol Freeman
Everything you always wanted to know about tree bark but were afraid to ask.
by Jack MacRae
After years of facing down gangs, lead contamination, apathy, and even firebombs, Eden Place Nature Center is spreading hope to Fuller Park.
by Katherine Millett
Winter 2009 Cover
Photo by Ray Mathis