Nate Beccue

Environmental Almanac - December 10, 2015

Deer management program yields multiple benefits at Allerton

At the University of Illinois' Allerton Park and Conference Center, a carefully regulated deer hunting program has enabled native plants to return and enlists hunters to contribute their time and expertise in the care of the facility.

Rob Kanter

Environmental Almanac - December 03, 2015

Restoration agriculture as a path to land health

Why would a river conservation group invite a farmer to speak at its dinner? Because he’s one whose work is directed to what Aldo Leopold called “the oldest task in human history: to live on a piece of land without spoiling it.” Learn about Mark Shepard's innovative approach to promoting ecological values and growing crops for food and fuel.