Charlie Potter begins this week’s show talking about the very serious issue of Kidney Disease that is plaguing the fish in the Yellowstone River. He then breaks down the 1031 Land Exchange for listeners and what could happen if land owners stop selling their land to conservation groups due to a potential property tax fee. 112 more words
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CHICAGO (CBS) — We haven’t seen many of these creatures in the wild around Chicago for decades: the river otter.
But lately, people have spotted two of them, and that could be a sign of cleaner water in rivers and ponds, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports. 310 more words
This weekend, I paid a visit to Chicagoland’s other zoo: Brookfield Zoo. About 4 times the size of Lincoln Park Zoo, it’s tucked away in the suburb of Brookfield, which is easily accessible, and when I say “easily accessible,” I mean you can get there, but you’re going to sit in traffic, even on a Saturday. 331 more words
I’m such a “ham”, so you knew I’d do this story!
There’s two new red river hog piglets at the Habit Africa exhibit at Brookfield Zoo. 70 more words
CHICAGO — Officials with the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago on Monday, August 29th shared the sad news of the passing of Cookie — an 83-year-old Major Mitchell’s cockatoo who was the only remaining member of the zoo’s original animal collection, which dates back to 1934! 176 more words