A red fox on a snowpile

Rob Kanter

January 19, 2017 - Environmental Almanac

Appreciating an adaptable urban carnivore

While the population of red foxes has recently declined in rural parts of east central Illinois, the same foxes have thrived in urban areas, where predators are scarce and prey is more abundant


A mature bald eagle in flight.

Rob Kanter

January 12, 2017 - Environmental Almanac

Ready for a new year of birding

As the sun set on the last day of 2016, I was doing one of the things I like to do best: birding with friends. And I've mapped out some early opportunities for this year.


Tight shot of a great blue heron's head and neck with dull gray background.

Rob Kanter

January 06, 2017 - Environmental Almanac

Enviro Resolutions for 2017

Do your New Year's resolutions include time outdoors? Environmental activism? This week's segment voices a commitment to both for 2017.