Links, downloads, and other resources to help you bring nature back!
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Latest Wild Ones Videos
Protecting Dark Skies
Learn about the International Dark-Sky Association and why it's so important. Adam Kreuzer is a delegate, and discusses how light pollution affects us, and how we can improve the lighting on our own properties. Barb McKittrick discusses the influence of the light pollution on our plants and animals.
Tom Simpson, of the McHenry County Conservation District, describes his analysis of the data that volunteers have been collecting. He examines how native plants respond to annual temperature and rainfall amounts in March and discusses implications for restoration work going forward.
Start In Your Yard has free trees available. Click on the type of tree to the right to get the facts about its characteristics and where to plant it.