Read about people who catch nature in DuPage forest preserves.
September 21, 2020
Woman Shares Her Love of Nature with Others
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Jill Spealman recently retired from 33 years of corporate IT training and 4 years of public school teaching. But she’s not done teaching yet!
April 10, 2020
Man Reclaims His Health through Nature
Michael Reher turned to nature to reclaim his health, but it ended up giving him so much more.
March 25, 2020
Nature is a Classroom for Teacher
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...
February 28, 2020
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...
December 10, 2019
Nature Comes Naturally for Woman
Lynette KleisnerNature 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...
November 15, 2019
Woodridge Man Has Eagle Eye to the Sky
Jeff Smith braves howling winds and brutal cold to scour the skies for migrating hawks from atop the Greene Valley scenic overlook, and he wouldn't have it any other way.
October 10, 2019
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.
September 12, 2019
Raised With Nature
Nina Hulet is changing her world. She’s got an old soul and a bright future, and her enthusiasm for life and nature are infectious.
August 7, 2019
Couple Catches Nature through Volunteering
Bruce and Kathy DudzikTrail watch volunteers
Kathy and I are both retired, but we like to remain active. We each volunteer for various organizations both together and...
July 24, 2019
Making a Home for Bluebirds
Ron Olsen spends many hours at The Preserve at Oak Meadows golf course in the summer, but he doesn’t golf.