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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Deerfield allowing backyard chickens, but Highland Park not sold yet

    Deerfield allowing backyard chickens, but Highland Park not sold yet
    In April 2012, Barbara Solheim and her then-4-year-old granddaughter, Sophia, walked into Deerfield's Village Hall with a request: Change the village law to allow chickens. About 10 months later, after hearing from Solheim and other residents, Deerfield...
  • Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound

    Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound
    At the age of 5 in Yellowstone National Park, I saw my first grizzly. With my family, I watched a mother and two cubs walk along the shore of Yellowstone Lake. The sighting was a highlight of our trip to America's oldest national park. It also helped...
  • Naperville investigating allegations of bullying, drug use by city employees

    Naperville investigating allegations of bullying, drug use by city employees
    Naperville officials are investigating a complaint by a former city employee against Human Resources Department leaders after allegedly witnessing employees being bullied, derogatory language being use and drugs being taken at work conferences. One of...
  • Naperville officials back city manager disciplined for 'off-color' joke

     Naperville officials back city manager disciplined for 'off-color' joke
    Naperville's elected officials are standing behind City Manager Doug Krieger, saying his reprimand for making an inappropriate joke does not shake their confidence in his leadership. "If he hadn't admitted it was probably a poor judgment that might have...
  • Volunteer profile: Ankur Bhatia with Family Service

    Volunteer profile: Ankur Bhatia with Family Service
    Name: Ankur Bhatia Age: 37 Hometown: Lake Forest Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: Family Service strengthens families through counseling, education and related...
  • Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz

    Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz
    Name: Jan Keller Schultz Age: 62 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: The Nuestro Center offers multiple services to the community including...
  • Dist. 203 creates 'strategic blueprint'

     Dist. 203 creates 'strategic blueprint'
    Naperville Unit District 203's goals in the coming years will be centered around academics, resources and communication. Superintendent Dan Bridges on Monday presented a draft of what he called a "strategic blueprint" to take the district into 2020...
  • Pa. Game Commission summer #workshops for #educators

     
    Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops. Formal educators and nonformal educators such as Scout leaders, afterschool educators and youth-...
  • Great American Backyard #Campout is June 28

     
    Go wild this summer and explore the jungles of your own backyard with National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages...
  • The Zipper Merge: Convincing Motorists Isn't a Snap

     
    Global climate change is "undisputed fact" or "needs more study." Spiritual or secular. Coke or Pepsi. There are certain lines we draw in society that shan't be straddled. The totality of who you are, how you were raised, what you've......
  • Take part in the #DCNR survey for #outdoor #recreation

     
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is encouraging Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to...
  • #ABC suing Dept. of Interior over #eagle kill ruling

     
    American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies...