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  • Volunteers use 'time and energy' to restore forest preserve

    Volunteers use 'time and energy' to restore forest preserve
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  • Gardening's dark side: Invasive plants in garden can harm ecosystem

    Gardening's dark side: Invasive plants in garden can harm ecosystem
    The loveliest of gardens can have a dark side — plants that, when they escape, can become deadly to other plants. "It's kind of a nasty twist that things we think are pretty in our gardens can turn really nasty in the woods," says Lindsay Darling,...

    Volunteers battle invasive species in Morton Grove's Linne Woods

    Volunteers battle invasive species in Morton Grove's Linne Woods
    As helmet-clad volunteers chopped branches from trees and threw them onto bonfires in the woods just south of Beckwith Street in Morton Grove on April 25, Eileen Sutter kneeled down and cradled the leaves of a tiny plant in her fingers. "This is a May...

    Council gives creek restoration plan its blessing

    Council gives creek restoration plan its blessing
    Bob Borthwick sees Laguna Canyon Creek as a vital habitat for wildlife and plants and hates it when someone refers to it as a ditch or a channel. That's why the landscape architect and Laguna Beach resident wants to give the watercourse some tender...

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish
    It's that time of year for old school rainbow smelt fries, and Friday, the South Elgin Lions Club will be hosting its sixth annual event — a gathering rarer to find in these parts, perhaps in part due to the dwindling supply of locally caught fish....