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  • Family vacation hot spots in Chicago

    Family vacation hot spots in Chicago
    - Field Museum. Chicago's natural history museum, the Field Museum houses the world's most complete T-rex - sweetly named Sue - as well as exhibits on African animals, underground bugs and Native Americans. Every age group gets involved. - John G....
  • Chicago Gardener: Dividing irises

    Chicago Gardener: Dividing irises
    If a clump of iris bloomed less this year, it may be crowded. The cure is to divide the clump -- and August is the time. Wait until the leaves yellow. Then dig up the clump with a garden fork. Examine the fat underground rhizomes closely for evidence they...
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  • Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly

    Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly
    Don't look now, but Maryland's state insect is fluttering away. The Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, named for the state's founding Calvert family, has dwindled to just a handful of places, mostly in Western Maryland. Experts worry that the butterfly,...
  • Exhibit reveals rare glimpse into architect’s private world

     
    The paintings in Philip Enquist’s exhibit—mostly excerpts from his personal travel journals—show a softer side to one of Chicago’s best-known architects....
  • Reptile lovers show off exotic pets

     
    Stinkeye the bearded dragon and Leu the sinaloan milk snake were only two of about 30 animal attendees at the monthly meeting of the Herpetological Society, which aims to help dispel myths about cold-blooded creatures....
  • Nature Museum saves the frogs

     
    WGN went behind the scenes to check out the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's amphibians as the museum preps for its new Save the Frogs exhibit. Check out their video:  ...
  • Beyond the deer: What else is in your yard?

     
    Deer, opossum, raccoons, rabbits, feral cats ... beavers? We talk to wildlife experts about what we can find in our backyards — and what we should do about it....