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Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Illinois Summer Camps Plan to Operate Under New Guidelines »
How Illinois Summer Camps Plan to Operate Under New Guidelines The sights of summer camp will look different in Illin...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor releases guidelines for more Illinois businesses to reopen in coming days »
Governor releases guidelines for more Illinois businesses to reopen in coming days Gov. J.B. Pritzker released guide...
Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opening Day: Hunting morels, trying to fish, enjoying reopening of some outdoor sites in NE Illinois »
Opening Day: Hunting morels, trying to fish, enjoying reopening of some outdoor sites in NE Illinois Two wild turkey...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Nice Out, But Don't Stop Social Distancing, Officials Say »
It's Nice Out, But Don't Stop Social Distancing, Officials Say  While Chicagoans are being asked to stay home t...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conservation areas still beckon, but trout will have to wait »
Conservation areas still beckon, but trout will have to wait The McHenry County Conservation District announced that...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus 101: What’s not social distancing? Congregating at parks »
Coronavirus 101: What’s not social distancing? Congregating at parks After a string of gray, cold days that felt nothi...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest Trails Will Close If People Don’t Follow CDC Rules »
Forest Trails Will Close If People Don’t Follow CDC Rules The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is warning r...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus: What Impact Will COVID-19 Have on Parks and Recreation? »
Coronavirus: What Impact Will COVID-19 Have on Parks and Recreation? The entire world is currently gripped by news o...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bald eagles an ‘absolutely majestic’ sight in winter in Aurora area »
Bald eagles an ‘absolutely majestic’ sight in winter in Aurora area This is a special time of year for Aurora area bi...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
After School: Still the Prime Time for Juvenile Crime in Illinois »
After School: Still the Prime Time for Juvenile Crime in Illinois The more than 5,000 law enforcement leaders aroun...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 family-friendly trails to bike this fall »
5 family-friendly trails to bike this fall The arrival of  fall  brings us  gorgeous autumna...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where to see the best fall foliage without leaving the Chicago area »
Where to see the best fall foliage without leaving the Chicago area Though traveling to a  national pa...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Traffic Data Is Good for More than Just Streets, Sidewalks »
Traffic Data Is Good for More than Just Streets, Sidewalks A partnership between a Southern California land conse...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Course Correction »
Course Correction Standing on the 7th hole putting green on the municipal golf course in Rockville, Md., it’s easy to...
Monday, September 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overlook Adventure Park getting interactive music work »
Overlook Adventure Park getting interactive music work A new outdoor structure featuring interactive musica...
Monday, September 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
See grasses in all their glory at a suburban tallgrass prairie »
See grasses in all their glory at a suburban tallgrass prairie If your last good look at nature was your screen save...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where To Find Dog Parks In Chicago's Western Suburbs »
Where To Find Dog Parks In Chicago's Western Suburbs When the weather's sunny and your pooch is gazing out of the...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois warns of Sudden Oak Death after finding infected plants »
Illinois warns of Sudden Oak Death after finding infected plants A pathogen which causes oak trees and other native...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New ‘Get Outside’ Map Features 350 Places to Enjoy Nature in Chicago »
New ‘Get Outside’ Map Features 350 Places to Enjoy Nature in Chicago Just in time for summer, Chicagoans have a new...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park Afterschool Programs: A Vital Community Resource »
Park Afterschool Programs: A Vital Community Resource In 2008, I was fortunate to be a part of a parks team that...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDNR Accepting Applications for OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs »
IDNR Accepting Applications for OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs   The Illinois Department of Natural Resources...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Officials Caution Residents Recreating in Illinois Lakes or Rivers »
Illinois Officials Caution Residents Recreating in Illinois Lakes or Rivers to be Aware of Blue-Green Algae As temp...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs, Chicago »
5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs, Chicago The Mundelein Park & Recreation District unvei...
Friday, April 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to do when you find 'abandoned' wildlife »
What to do when you find 'abandoned' wildlife A robin hops clumsily on the grass. With its spotted breast and goofy...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How you can get Election 2019 results »
How you can get Election 2019 results The polls have closed and results are starting to come in for today's election.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arboretum panel examines how trees help mitigate climate change »
Arboretum panel examines how trees help mitigate climate change Climate change research points to a future of extre...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
County offering Solar Park Grants under new program »
County offering Solar Park Grants under new program Madison County is offering grants to communities looking to energ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Play Space Grants – Now Available »
Play Space Grants – Now Available NRPA and The Walt Disney Company have come together to improve access to outdoor p...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Openlands recruiting, training tree stewards to help increase Southland's urban canopy »
Openlands recruiting, training tree stewards to help increase Southland's urban canopy T here’s a disparity of tree...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Commissioner Receives Statewide Recognition »
Park District Commissioner Receives Statewide Recognition Northbrook Park District Commissioner Michael Schyman re...
Thursday, January 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good news for ospreys, beavers and foxes along the Chicago River »
Good news for ospreys, beavers and foxes along the Chicago River Conservationists across the region have a rea...
Friday, December 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many taking advantage of an unusually warm December »
Many taking advantage of an unusually warm December An unfamiliar sound for the season will come from the University...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep the library, township and parks separate »
Keep the library, township and parks separate Consolidating the library, township and/or park district into the villa...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local Park and Recreation Agencies’ Out-of-School Time Programs are Leading Providers of Child Care »
Local Park and Recreation Agencies’ Out-of-School Time Programs are Leading Providers of Child Care Nationwide...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Turtle season means keeping your eyes peeled for hatchlings in parks, forest preserves »
Turtle season means keeping your eyes peeled for hatchlings in parks, forest preserves Watch your step. Official...

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