University of Illinois Extension
The Illinois Steward

Summer 2008

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Volume 17, Number 2
Summer 2008

In a Place Called Illinois: The Nature of Rarity - The Ballard Nature Center

Introduces readers to Ballard Nature Center
Patty Gillespie

Picking Up Pieces of Time

Takes us along on a Sunday afternoon hunt for artifacts
Robert J. Reber

Who Were Illinois First Pioneers? Solve a Really "Cold Case"

Shares what we know about Illinois PaleoIndians
Brad Koldehoff

Restoring Our Ribbons of Life: The Conservation Hopes of Prairie Rivers Network

Gives the history of Prairie Rivers Network and its advocacy for our rivers
Eric Freyfogle and Anne Phillips

Hogging Along the Sangamon: A Family Tradition

Tells about a somewhat secretive and often misunderstood activity
William McClain

Illinois Natural History Survey: Monitoring the Biodiversity of Illinois for 150 Years

Timelines the history of Illinois' premiere natural history entity
Susan L. Post

FocalPoint: Getting Ready

Shares trip preparations for Africa
Michael R. Jeffords

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