Natural Land Institute – Celebrating 50 Years of Conservation

Founded by George B. Fell in 1958, the Natural Land Institute has protected, managed, and restored more than twelve thousand acres throughout Illinois and southern Wisconsin. These include prairies, forests, wetlands, and river corridors. The Natural Land Institute has been conserving land for 50 years. To celebrate they wrote up 50 Ways to Get Kids

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Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp on Sale Now!

Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (commonly known as the “duck stamp”). Stamps are on sale today and can be purchased from a number of places: Online: The Postal Store In Person: Local Post Office and some sporting goods stores By Mail: Various organizations sell stamps including those

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Bird Conservation – Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warblers (Protonotaria citrea)are one of the few songbirds to nest in cavities and inhabit much of the southeast and Great Lake states. They nest in swampy forests and winter along the coast of Central and South America. Their mangrove wintering sites are rapidly decreasing. In our area, Prothonotary Warblers are uncommon but found yearly

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