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Experience the natural world with east central Illinois master naturalists

An Acrostic for Our Friends

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NATURALIST N ature A bounding with T errain U rban R ural A ll around L and forms I slands in lakes and oceans S...

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Bruce Hannon Levee Trail Grand Opening

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The Year of the Hawks and the Fox

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2016 was the year of the hawks and the fox at our home in southeast Urbana. We saw four fledging hawks grow to adulthood in July and August. And late in the fall we watched transfixed as a red fox enjoyed a little me-time in the fallen leaves outside our kitchen window. When my wife Lois first spotted the young hawks in mid-July, they were hanging out under the hedge of rose of sharon a...

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