Quote of the week: It’s a cog in the wheel. All the cogs will help scientists understand more about dragonfly and damselfly populations.

Illinois Odonate Survey  monitor Jim Wolf  explains why he volunteers counting dragonflies and damselflies.  For more, click here. eaternpondhoawk


Quote of the week:When asked what would happen if all the restoration volunteers in Lake County suddenly stopped working on natural lands, Nan Buckardt replied, “It would be devastating.”


Kathleen Garness collects white sweet-clover from a rare sand prairie in Zion. Photo by Sheryl DeVore. For the story on volunteer restoration workers, click here.

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