Nate Beccue

December 10, 2015 - Environmental Almanac

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

December 03, 2015 - Environmental Almanac

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.