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Catching Nature

Read about people who catch nature in DuPage forest preserves.

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    November 30, 2021

    Love of Nature Fuels Woman's Activism

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

    One of the paths Lonnie Morris took into nature was gardening as a kid with her father. Her family’s history of gardening has roots in her grandfather’s strawberry farm. Her...

    March 25, 2020

    Nature is a Classroom for Teacher

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

    Kiel Smith is a firm believer that there is much to learn from nature. The science teacher at Metea Valley High School in Aurora is also a steward of the Forest Preserve...

    June 6, 2018

    Shedd Volunteers Explore Fullersburg Woods Night Life

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

    Using a high-tech bat detector, District ecologist Brian Kraskiewicz helped participants hear five different calls from the hoary bat at a recent Shedd Aquarium Spring Volunteer...