Denis Kania graduated from college with a degree in computer science and worked in applications development for more than 20 years. By then, he had grown tired of the corporate world and was ready for something different.
Kim and Rick Gieser like to take walks together to decompress from their day. Kim is a district manager for LEGO Brand Retail, in charge of stores in the Midwest & throughout Canada, and Rick is the publicist for Zanies Comedy Clubs, a part-time producer at WGN Radio and village trustee in Carol Stream.
Ryan Kadolph has trekked countless miles through DuPage forest preserves on his bicycle. But that’s not the only way he enjoys nature and the preserves. He’s also into thru-hiking, landscape photography and creating video blogs of his adventures set to music.
Anna Testone Retired Teacher Turns Birder I am a retired teacher. I have 2 daughters and 3 amazing grandchildren that I try to inspire to get out in nature. I like to bike, run, walk and look for birds in the forest preserves.
Meet Dori Wagner Eldridge, a Naperville woman who loves photographing and learning about the world around her. She's also a wife and proud mother to two teenagers — a son in college and a daughter in high school. She's been taking photos since she was a young girl with a Kodak Hawkeye Instamatic camera that took 126 film cartridges.