Walk the Wood

Look for your nearest Illinois Natural Areas Inventory site or Illinois Nature Preserve.[1] Make the call whether or not to trespass if it looks like private property. Plug it in your GPS and hit the road. Near the preserve, your parking spot is preferably near some houses or tucked out of the way so that your …

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Chester Bowl in Winter

Chester Creek, Duluth, MN Chester Creek, Duluth, MN After the great flood of 2012, the pond in front of the chalet, the shores of which had reached nearly to the ski lift, filled with a substantial amount of sediment and boulders. Raccoon & dog tracks Tanacetum vulgare, common tansy, in winter (identification questionable..?) Quercus rubra, …

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