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Enjoy Every Inch of Your Journey

Eastern Forktail Damselfly At the beginning of every visit to Lake Shabbona I close the car door and begin thinking about the infinite  possibilities to explore in the park.  Exploring can have many variations on miles covered in any given visit. In the span of two hours one can cover six ...

Bountiful Blessings

The Common Redpoll is a treat to see during the late fall and winter months in Illinois. They are members of the finch family. Redpolls are small birds with brownish streaks along their sides, they have a notched tail. Look for a red cap in the forehead area to help ...