Steve Hager

The Illinois Audubon Society has bought most of a large nature preserve in Lee County. Earlier this month it finalized the purchase of 395 acres of the former Green Wing Environmental Laboratory from Augustana College - for 2.1 million dollars.

Messy Fields Make Good Neighbors

Dec 24, 2016

Cities in the Park

Dec 17, 2016

Dangerous Cold

Dec 14, 2016

With extreme cold affecting eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois, be on the lookout for signs of frostbite and hypothermia.

The 2016 UMRC Student Summit

Dec 10, 2016

Algae bloom on spring fed pond downstream of dairy CAFO
Tennessee Clean Water Network / Mississippi River Collaborative, Decades of Delay, http://bit.ly/2haJxd9

Despite promise after promise over the last 20 years, the U.S. EPA has failed to clean up  the Mississippi River. Last month, the Mississippi River Collaboration released a report called, "Decades of Delay," which shows states along the river continue to allow nitrogen and phosphorus to contaminate the river and cause the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

Asian Carp

Dec 3, 2016

Rob Erwin

Feeling hemmed in, and wanting to try something new, a Quad Cities man took off on a cross country trip last year, and has just published a book about it.

My Mississippi Memory

Nov 26, 2016

The Tale of the Tunnel

Nov 19, 2016