Since starting the campaign to change Illinois’s state flower to the critically endangered Kankakee mallow – Iliamna remota – I’ve become pretty enamored with this plant’s story. The only living plant species known to come from within Illinois’ borders, as of last year, its native habitat of Langham Island didn’t appear to have any living plants left…. Read more »
Posts By: Robb Q. Telfer
This year marked the launch of Calumet 2030 – the first region-based 2030 initiative, with new institutional partnerships, new sites, and a bunch of new volunteers in the Habitat 2030 family. There were four official Cal2030 events, and given their success, there will be many more.
With the recent news that a black bear has attempted to move in to Northwest Indiana for the first time in 144 years, I would like to make a plea to the people of Michigan City, Indiana not to remove it, as you plan to, but rather consider the manifold reasons why you should, instead,… Read more »
I highly recommend you find a nature preserve near you to volunteer in regularly. It’s impossible to articulate how special it is to get to know a piece of wilderness in all its stages, meeting all its blooms and residents, temporary and permanent. And seeing the effect our restoration work yields.
You are the knees of bees which is to say you are the joints that connect the top part of the leg of a bee to the bottom part of the
The year we will take over the world. The year we will be unnecessary because every citizen is a steward of nature. The year we will finally get hoverboards. Habitat restoration as a field is only 20 to 30 years old. It can take 20 to 30 years for a habitat to begin to be… Read more »