Read my outdoor column for more on the Reed-Turner Woodland and Baltimore orioles. Photo of Baltimore oriole by John Heneghan. All rights reserved.
Quote from Lake County historian Diana Dretske about creating a historical account of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the story here.
Read my outdoor column on the merry month of May. The photo below is of great white trillium taken by the author at Wright Woods in Vernon Hills.
This story explains why beaches are so important to us during the coronavirus pandemic and which shoreline parks and local beaches are open and which ones are not. Photo below by Sheryl DeVore taken at Diamond Lake Beach.
–Arthur Wyns, climate researcher for WHO: Read about Earth Day’s 50th anniversary related to the pandemic here in my column. Photo by Sheryl DeVore
Capt. James Lovell speaks on the 50th anniversary of the splashdown of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission and how it relates to the coronavirus. Photo below is a NASA photo showing Capt. Lovell in 1970 during the mission. pandemic. For the story, click here.
Greg Koeppen, executive director of the Lake County Farm Bureau, on how farmers are faring during the coronavirus epidemic. Read more here.
Learn easy ways to get started on vegetable gardening with this story.
Story published in the Chicago Tribune reveals how walking is healthy during the coronavirus pandemic, but keeping the appropriate distance is not easy.
Amanda Majeski first learned about the world of opera singing when studying voice music in high school. Today she is an international opera star. For more, read this story.