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McHenry County & Biodiversity

“Green infrastructure” – as opposed to traditional built infrastucture like roads – includes the living systems like wetlands and woodlands that provide essential support to our communities in the form...

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The Miracle of Seeds

Millions of small miracles happen this time of the year, as pollinated flowers transform into seeds. Seeds that will feed birds and wildlife throughout the winter as well as seeds that will lie dormant on the ground until next...

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Frogs, Turtles and Salamanders, Oh My!

Did you hear the sound of a thumb raking over the teeth of a comb while on a recent hike? That’s the Western Chorus Frog. The first frog to emerge when the ground thaws. They are very loud near some wetlands in our area,...

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Slow Down for Turtles!

I’m thinking about getting some turtle crossing signs to put up along Dean Street in Woodstock, asking people to slow down and yield to these little fellas! Last week we saw a painted turtle that had been run over right...

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