Rob Kanter

March 08, 2018 - Environmental Almanac

Your Neighbor the Coyote

No mammal that thrives in human-dominated landscapes is more misunderstood that the coyote. Tune in to get the facts about these amazing creatures.


Rob Kanter

March 02, 2018 - Environmental Almanac

Appreciating Illinois amphibians and the habitats that support them

It may be too early in the year to contemplate April showers bringing May flowers. But in much of Illinois heavy rains in late February and early March trigger an astonishing and ancient natural phenomenon—the annual congregation of amphibians in the waters where they breed.



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