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Summer camps offer enrichment for kids

Pretty soon the kids will be out of school and their parents will be looking for activities to keep them busy.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get bikes on trains, into Indiana Dunes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get bikes on trains, into Indiana Dunes

It looks like history may be in the making with recent approval to fund a bikes-on-trains study for the South Shore Line.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Millennium Reserve partnership brings open space, jobs

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Millennium Reserve partnership brings open space, jobs

In a time of limited budgets at the federal, state and local levels, never has the need for collaboration and partnerships been greater.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am

Special screening at Field Museum

HAMMOND | "Everglades of the North: The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh" will be screening at the Field Museum in Chicago on Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. The Grand Kankakee Marsh was one of the largest wetlands in North America. With interlocking wetlands, prairies, savannas and woodlands it was home…

February 25, 2013 11:33 am
Dozin' with the Dinos: Kids can enjoy projects, workshops in popular overnight program at The Field Museum

Dozin' with the Dinos: Kids can enjoy projects, workshops in popular overnight program at The Field Museum

Youngsters and their parents can make plans for an upcoming pajama party of sorts in the building that houses SUE, Egyptian mummies and the Pawnee Earth Lodge.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Make 2013 a year of kind acts

Welcome to 2013. Here are my grand plans for the year.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am
Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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INTERVIEW: Maria Pinto's show at the museum

INTERVIEW: Maria Pinto's show at the museum

In a current show at Chicago’s Field Museum, fashion designer Maria Pinto indulges her inner anthropologist. Fashion and the Field Museum Collection—Maria Pinto (running through June 16, 2013) explores the universal world of design by mixing clothing from the museum’s collection hand-selecte…

November 14, 2012 8:07 pm Photos

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Forest Preserve works to retore Eggers marsh in Hegewisch

Forest Preserve works to retore Eggers marsh in Hegewisch

CHICAGO | Rebecca Schillo sees hope in a single plant in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood.

September 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Field Museum intern Anthony Deczynski collects leaf beetles Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz in Newton County.

July 20, 2012 4:17 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

A variety of beetles were collected Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz in Newton County.

July 20, 2012 4:17 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Dave Clark of the Field Museum examines a bird grasshopper Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz in Newton County. The bioblitz is intended to document the biodiversity of rare and unique animals, insects and plants that live on the sandy soils to the south of the Kank…

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Purdue University entomologist Serena Gross pins flies Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz. About 100 scientists have gathered for the two-day event that continues Saturday in Newton County. Their goal is to identify species and measure the success of restoration eff…

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Paul Rothrock displays a sample of Bicknell's sedge collected Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz in Newton County.

July 20, 2012 4:17 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Carl Strang of the Dupage County Forest Preserve District dictates notes while searching for singing insects Friday at the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz in Newton County.

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Carl Strang, from the Dupage County Forest Preserve District, and Alyssa Collins, from Purdue University, search for singing insects Friday at the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz.

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Bill McKnight, top, and Paul Rothrock search for plants Friday at the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz.

July 20, 2012 4:17 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Entomologist Jeff Holland, from Purdue University, pins beetles collected Friday during the Kankakee Sands and Conrad Savanna Bioblitz.

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Paul Rothrock displays a sample of Bicknell's sedge collected Friday during the bioblitz.

July 20, 2012 4:17 pm
Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Scientists, students converge on Newton County for bioblitz

Alyssa Collins, from Purdue University, searches for singing insects Friday during the bioblitz.

July 20, 2012 4:16 pm
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