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Naturalist Notebook

Reviews and journal entries inspired by nature in West Central Illinois.
A Fish Tale

A Fish Tale

As a child, I was very fortunate to have grown up near a creek. The small stream known as Springbrook Creek that flowed by my house and through rural DuPage County was a child's paradise! Little did I know then that it would prepare me for becoming a naturalist and that I would be living alongside another creek later in my life. The headwaters of Henderson Creek intersect my property as...

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