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Pretty in Pink

By Alyssa Nyberg, Restoration Ecologist at The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands I feel so lucky to live where there are lots of flowers—in Newton County with all its natural areas and close to Kankakee Sands, where I can enjoy 20,000 acres of native flowers brimming with color from April through September. There are pretty flowers,Continue reading Pretty in Pink

Shedding that Winter Coat

By Alyssa Nyberg, Restoration Ecologist at The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands Just this past week, I just put away all my winter clothes and brought out my summer clothes. Turns out bison are doing the same thing! Our Kankakee Sands bison herd spent the winter on the prairie, with their insulating fur coats keeping themContinue reading “Shedding that Winter Coat”

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