University of Illinois Extension
The Illinois Steward

Fall 2007

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Volume 16, Number 3
Fall 2007

Migrating Models

Relates the fascinating life cycle of Illinois’ state insect, including the annual migration to the highland forests of central Mexico.
Michael R. Jeffords

In a Place Called Illinois: Monarch Magic

Gives accounts of persons who have witnessed fall gatherings of migrating monarchs in Illinois.
Susan L. Post

The Hunting Clubs of Illinois: Origin of a Conservation Ethic

Recounts the role played by late 19th and early 20th century hunting clubs in the early days of the conservation movement.
William McClain

Master Naturalists in Illinois

Previews a new University of Illinois Extension program that will increase the understanding of and appreciation for nature.
Robert E. Kanter

A Tale of Two Species

Explains why two midwestern species with somewhat similar habitat requirements are headed in different directions.
John L. Roseberry

Editorial: The Plight of Northern Bobwhites

Urges readers to consider creating habitats for quail, as well as other common species.
Robert J. Reber

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Germination

Tells of recent discoveries about the role of smoke in the seed germination of some of our tallgrass-prairie species.
Marcello Pennacchio, Lara V. Jefferson, and Kayri Havens

FOCALPOINT: Constraints

Ponders the practical choices photographers must sometimes make to get the shot.
Michael R. Jeffords

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