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How You Can Help Monarchs!

Originally posted on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Website

You can help monarchs (Danaus plexippus) by taking the following actions.

1. Plant native milkweed plants. 489 more words


Monarch Mania

Check out this podcast about monarchs from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources! Click here to view! 


Height of Illinois Levees Concerning to Some in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) – State versus state battle lines are being drawn across the Mississippi River, with a top Missouri official urging Illinois regulators to back away from a plan allowing higher levees that could push more floodwater to the Missouri side of the river. 749 more words


Mutilated Rabbits Found In Lincoln Square Neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says someone has been disfiguring rabbits in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Call it disfiguring, mutilation — somebody has attached items such as key fobs to the ears of at least two wild rabbits in Lincoln Square, says Edward Cross, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. 124 more words


Some residents want questions answered over dismantled levee

BARSTOW, Illinois – – Some residents of Barstow aren’t happy with the dismantling of a levee they say helps protect them from Rock River flooding. 412 more words