Catching Nature

People Enjoying Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

Artist Inspired by Danada Horses

Volunteering at Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton the last six years has been a blessing for Deb Yatka.
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Horses Bond Woman to Nature

Erika Hoffmann has developed quite a bond with Austin, a mustang at Danada Equestrian Center, since she started volunteering in 2021.
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Girl Bonds with Horses, Nature

At 10 years old, Tessa Burritt has a full schedule. The fifth grader’s interests include softball, basketball, karate, art and horses.
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Man Finds Peace Among Horses, Nature

When Lazaro Lara is struggling with something — be it his physical, emotional, psychological health or even social well-being, working with the Danada horses as a volunteer is his happy place. His face beams with joy as he brushes and cares for the horses.
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Trees, Photography and History Root Woman in Nature

Heidi Carpenter History buff, nature photographer, tree lover I’ve loved nature from the time I was a small child. I moved from the north suburbs to Chicago to go to Columbia College and lived there for eight years.
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