Catching Nature

People Enjoying Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

Nature Inspires Woman in Many Ways

Judith Horsley believes in teaching by example. She and her husband, Michael, planted native gardens at their West Chicago home and their church, both of which are now certified monarch waystations.
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Woman Catches Nature through iPhoneography

I’m a lifelong DuPage resident, wife and mother. In the past, I was editor of a photography magazine, a creative director, freelance marketing communications writer, and blogger.
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Man and His Dog Glide on Trails

I am originally from Minnesota, but work for The Department of Energy at Argonne National Laboratory brought me to the area.
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Man Enjoys Exploring the Preserves

Daryl Kellenberger loves nature, and he loves sharing the beauty of nature with others through his photography and Instagram page @daryl.k.
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Nature Comes Naturally for Woman

Lynette Kleisner Nature comes naturally I've always been interested in nature and wildlife. I've been the videographer at Brookfield Zoo for 13 years, and my husband and I have one dog and four chickens. My husband and I both make costumes, so in our free time, we're usually sewing or building props.
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Aurora Woman Makes Up for Lost Time

April Green is making up for lost time. After living in DuPage County for 32 years, she decided 2019 was the year to discover DuPage forest preserves.
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Glen Ellyn Man Has Deep Roots to Nature

Bruce Blake spent much of his childhood playing outside. But he credits an aunt with teaching him to appreciate nature.
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Nature Helps Woman Find Inner Peace

Petra Sliwiak knew she had to change her life. At 40 years old she faced myriad health issues, suffered from depression and couldn’t sleep
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Naturopathic Doctor Rooted in Plants

I’m originally from Washington state, having lived in both a rural area, near the hills and rivers of the Cascade Mountains, and urban Seattle. I moved to the Chicago region for work.
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Couple Catches Nature through Volunteering

Kathy and I are both retired, but we like to remain active. We each volunteer for various organizations both together and individually. Most of these organizations are nature focused.
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