Nearly 10 amazing places to see bison in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa
An amazing prairie in Westchester, Illinois
A wonderfully wild, hilly nature preserve with a Civil War–era church that’s now a nature center
A rare mesic gravel prairie tucked between noisy Interstate 55, railroad tracks, warehouses, LaGrange Road, and the Des Plaines River
A beautiful nature center, botanic garden, and lake in Palos Heights, Illinois
The story of a Good Samaritan helping me on a busy interstate highway
The wildest place in Cook County
These were the topics of the seven most-popular articles last month at my blog, Nature in Chicagoland, last month as selected by my readers. Click the links below to read the articles.
Readers also spent a lot of time checking out my new book, Nature in Chicagoland: More Than 120 Fantastic Nature Destinations That You Must Visit. It’s the perfect guide to fall adventures in the area and a great stocking stuffer. Click the link above to learn more about the book; check out what the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Southtown, Chicago Tribune, and The Beverly Review had to say about Nature in Chicagoland; and purchase a copy.
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