Goodbye (and Good Riddance) 2020…Hello 2021!

BY ANDREW MORKES, FOUNDER OF NATURE IN CHICAGOLAND I want to thank my Nature in Chicagoland readers for visiting my blog in 2020. In nearly 45 blog posts, I covered everything from buffalo "hunting" at Kankakee Sands; to exploring the remnant prairies that dot Chicagoland's landscape; to 14 of my favorite national parks and other … Continue reading Goodbye (and Good Riddance) 2020…Hello 2021!

Try “The Ted” if You’re Looking for Some Nature in the Time of COVID-19

BY ANDREW MORKES, FOUNDER OF NATURE IN CHICAGOLAND With so many of our natural spaces being closed to deter crowds in the age of COVID-19, it’s becoming a little harder to find places to hike, run, stroll, and otherwise enjoy nature. That where “The Ted” comes in. “The Ted,” which is officially named Thaddeus S. … Continue reading Try “The Ted” if You’re Looking for Some Nature in the Time of COVID-19