During a visit to Hoover Reservoir, near Galena, in mid-July I encountered one of nature’s more talented imitators, the Red-spotted Purple .
Casey Tucker, Guest Writer, August 11th, 2021
On a recent hot and humid morning, I found a little spider web on a gate in our backyard.
Casey Tucker, Guest Writer, July 7th, 2021
After working tirelessly (well maybe occasionally tired) as a biologist and conservationist for nearly 50 years, Roger Thoma has retired, again.
Allison Boehler, June 25th, 2021
I’ve had beehives off and on since I was a kid. Until recently, I’ve never had any serious problems or lost an entire hive over the winter.
Pete Precario, June 4th, 2021
Are you looking for ideas on how to celebrate Earth Day? We've put together a short list of some suggestions for events and activities!
Allison Boehler, April 7th, 2021
At first, the recently planted row of pepper plants appeared submerged in a sea of grass and weeds. My job was to weed the bed.
Emily Frechette, March 14th, 2021
The public often is not aware of these little fish but are quite familiar with their larger cousins the Yellow Perch, Walleye, and Sauger.
Paul DeRolf, February 4th, 2021