Nature's Storytellers

A Blog About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Jenny Kamm, Derek Gronlund, and Jennifer Rydzewski

Jenny Kamm, Derek Gronlund, and Jennifer Rydzewski are environmental interpreters for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Kamm earned a B.S. in environmental health from Illinois State University, where she was also president of the Student Action Coalition and Beekeeping Club. Gronlund has a B.S. and M.S. in animal sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as an M.S.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on environmental and interpretive education from Northern Illinois University. Rydzewski earned a B.S. in animal sciences and M.S. in natural resources and environmental sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an M.A. in zoology with a focus on community-based conservation and experiential learning from Miami University.

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New Program Introduces Kids to Nature

Think back to your childhood. You may have had someone in your life who introduced you to the outdoors.
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