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Back Issues

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2002 - Volume 11

  • Winter 2002-2003

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Mermet Lake Conservation Area
    • The 300th Illinois Nature Preserve at White Pine Forest State Park
    • The Changing Faces of the Shawnee
    • Mysteries of the Barrens
    • The Lessons of Dixon Springs
    • Focal Point: Just the Slime
  • Fall 2002

    • If We Could Start Over... Lessons Learned from the Illinois River
    • Time Along the River
    • A Look Back: Harvesting the River
    • From Buttons to Bullheads to Bushels: The Illinois River Economy
    • Direct Seeding of Trees
    • Emiquon—A Place of Hope on the Illinois River
    • Youth on the Illinois River: Stewardship Experiences that Last a Lifetime
    • Building Barriers to Invasive Species
    • In a Place Called Illinois: Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge
    • Voyages of the Anax
    • Focal Point: Tracks
  • Summer 2002

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Wildlife Prairie State Park
    • Wolves, Creatures of Legend and Lore
    • A Leopold Experience
    • Illinois' Biological Memory
    • Lost Art
    • 4-H: Teaching Stewardship
    • Exotic Birds
    • Focal Point: Getting Your Own Piece of the Pie
  • Spring 2002

    • Living on the Fringe of Farmland
    • Thomas J. Burrill's Forest Tree Plantation: Today's Illini Grove
    • Exotic, Invasive Species in Illinois
    • The Color Purple: An Education Program About Exotic Species
    • Getting a Hold on Kudzu Before It Gets a Hold of Us
    • Focal Point: Ecological "Ugly"

2001 - Volume 10

  • Winter 2002

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Chasing Butterflies
    • Dr. Barnes and His Moth and Butterfly Museum
    • Robert Allerton...An Ethic of the Middle Ground
    • Illinois Owls: By Night and Day
    • Saving Two of Illinois' Sweet and Spicy Crops
    • Focal Point: Tri-, Tri-, Try
  • Fall 2001

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Cache River State Natural Area—Tupelo Trail
    • The Morrow Plots: Illinois' Agricultural Landmark
    • Coming Home to Roost: The History of the Wild Turkey in Illinois
    • Buffers: Time-Tested and True
    • When Steam Dredges Transformed Wetlands to Croplands in Illinois
    • Dancing on the Dredges
    • Japanese Gardens: A Reverence for Nature
    • Focal Point: Butterfly Window: The Past Revisited
  • Summer 2001

    • Illinois Invader: The Asian Tiger Mosquito
    • Insects in the Prairies: Strategies for Survival
    • Prescribed Burning and Prairie Insects: Can We Have Both?
    • Early Botanists, Early Remnants
    • Down in the Canebrakes
    • Focal Point: Photojournaling
  • Spring 2001

    • U of I Looks to Protect Land Near Allerton Park
    • In a Place Called Illinois: North with the Spring—Touches Here and There
    • Peddler Pines: Silent Sentinels of the Prairie
    • The New Pioneers: Grasslands of the 21st Century
    • Prairie Chickens: Promoting a Population "Boom"
    • More than Meets the Eye: Searching the Illinois: Landscape for Signs of Glaciers
    • Focal Point: The Artful Blur

2000 - Volume 9

  • Winter 2001

    • In a Place Called Illinois: In Search of Skunk Cabbage and Marsh Marigolds
    • Dreams Not Realized: Early Attempts at Land Preservation in Illinois
    • Aldo Leopold: Listening to the Land
    • Finding Nature's Gold
    • Backyard Birding
    • Focal Point: On Extinction
  • Fall 2000

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Garden of the Gods
    • Fall Foliage: Nature's Color Pallet
    • Days of the Market Hunter
    • Praying Mantis
    • This Land We Share: Public Attitudes Toward Illinois Wildlife
    • Focal Point: Be Prepared
  • Summer 2000

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Glacial Park
    • Applying Technology to Complex Ecosystem Problems
    • Growing the New Grasslands
    • Ancient Predators
    • The Paw Paw: Taking a Second Look
    • Focal Point: Why, Why, Why Take Pictures?
  • Spring 2000

    • In a Place Called Illinois: La Rue - Pine Hills—Illinois' Garden of Eden
    • More than Space and Time: Creating a Vision in the Great Smoky Mountains
    • The Practical Farm: A Legacy of Samuel Allerton
    • The Mahomet Aquifer
    • Sangamon Phlox
    • Native Trees Moving Into the Urban Illinois Landscape
    • Focal Point: From the Heart

1999 - Volume 8

  • Winter 2000

    • Winter—A Photo Essay
    • In a Place Called Illinois: Early Stewardship of Beall Woods
    • Nachusa Grasslands
    • The Hunts of Indian Summer
    • Nitrogen—The State of Our State
    • Focal Point: All Things Vertical
  • Fall 1999

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Models that Migrate
    • Climate Change and Variability
    • Anatomy of a Woodland Burn
    • Illinois Insect Invaders
    • Sustainable Farm Families—A Tradition of Marching to a Different Drummer
    • Focal Point: From the Mundane to the Miraculous
  • Summer 1999

    • In a Place Called Illinois: American Lotus
    • The Gifts of Mitchell's Grove
    • Restoration Volunteers—The More You Give, The More You Receive
    • Life on the Edge—Geologic Influences on Unique Habitat
    • Groundwater Protection in Karst Areas
    • Are Amphibian and Reptile Populations Declining?
    • Focal Point: The Frog, the Toad, the Turtle, and the Snake
  • Spring 1999

    • In a Place Called Illinois: Mississippi Palisades State Park
    • My Favorite Tree
    • Natives in Unlikely Surroundings
    • Illinois Natural History Survey
    • The Wrens of Illinois: Cheery and Energetic Sprites of Park and Garden
    • Osage Orange: A Living Fence
    • Focal Point: "Shooting" Our Feathered Friends