A case from the James Fry insect collection, containing familiar moths and butterflies

Rob Kanter

Environmental Almanac - January 30, 2014

Citizen scientists ensure insect collection put to good use

Members of the Illinois Grand PrairieMaster Naturalists help catalogue the contents of a collection of more than 2300 individual species of insects - and it’s critical that their identity is confirmed before being used for scientific and educational purposes

Mallard ducks in a creek

Rob Kanter

Environmental Almanac - January 09, 2014

Enviromental Resolutions For 2014

"In 2014, I resolve to stay attuned to the local environment as I go about my business, and encourage others to cultivate their own appreciation for the wonders of the nearby natural world."