University of Illinois Extension
The Illinois Steward

Fall 2008

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Volume 17, Number 3
Fall 2008

In a Place Called Illinois: A Butterfly Big Year: The Illinois Contribution

Takes us along on a special butterfly hunt
Susan L. Post

The Volunteer Stewardship Network: Celebrating 25 Years of Service to Illinois’ Natural Areas

Shares the work of the Volunteer Stewardship Network
Karen L. Tharp

Phytoremediation: Using Plants to Clean and Improve the Environment

Tells how plants detoxify and reclaim contaminated land
Frank Hagen and Jeffrey O. Dawson

From a Tiny Acorn into a Prairie Grove

Gives just due to Illinois’ prairie groves
Kirby Pringle

The Woods—Once Upon a Farm

Recounts the role of prairie groves on Illinois farms
Robert J. Reber

Where the Wild Hazel Grows

Gives an account of American hazel since pioneer times
William McClain

At the Confluence: The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center

Introduces a center that studies big rivers
Lyle Guyon

FocalPoint: African Journal

Shares some great photos out of Africa
Michael R. Jeffords

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