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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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  • 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....
  • Nature Museum: the zoo’s ignored cousin?

     
    What's the oldest museum in Chicago? Lincoln Park's Nature Museum, which sometimes gets overlooked by its southern neighbor, the Lincoln Park Zoo....
  • Back to nature…or at least the nature museum…

     
    It's just past the Lakeview border and into Lincoln Park territory, but the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is a little piece of nature that everyone on the North side can enjoy.  Today, and every Thursday, the museum is free to Illinois residents.  Learn...
  • Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities

    Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities
    There's a vintage house in Old Town with a fascinating link to the Chicago Fire. It went up just after that 1871 blaze, and like numerous other Old Town homes was built from a kit of construction materials and lumber. Some of the lumber was burned wood...
  • Garden smarts for free

    Wish you could get a little more gardening know-how under your belt, but feel reluctant to part with your hard-earned cash to do so? Save your budget for spring planting. We went looking around the Chicago area and found that there's a lot of garden...
  • 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....
  • December 28 - Erik Peterson

    December 28 - Erik Peterson
    Trash to Treasures Through December 31 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 North Cannon Drive Chicago (773) 755-5100 www.naturemuseum.org Ideas Wrapping paper – get the entire family involved in creating a unique art piece using...
  • January 22 - Climate Cycle 100

    January 22 - Climate Cycle 100
    The Climate Cycle 100 event marks the 100-day countdown to the 2010 Solar Schools Ride. Climate Cycle is the first organization empowering the public to directly support solar on schools through its Solar Schools Ride each year, which raises money for...
  • 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...
  • Attackers Held Off In Latest Lincoln Park Mugging

    (WGN-AM)- The recent muggings in Lincoln Park were on a South Side man's mind as he walked his 10-speed Schwinn in the dark Monday near the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Be on guard, he told himself. Four men had been robbed and severely beaten last...