Tag: recycling

Bright purple ironweed stands out among the greenery at Oak Glen Nature Preserve

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. What do these three R words have to do with native plants? We’re on the case with our Conservation & Parks staff as we learn more at Shawnee Lookout.

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No Bones About It


With Halloween just around the corner, many people are adding spooky accessories to their front porches and homes. Some of your neighbors may include a skeleton or two in their displays. However, when it comes to the natural world, skulls and bones aren’t just part of the décor. A skull can be used to identify an animal […]

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