Month: November 2011


On a journey to the grocery store a white object in the Kean Avenue prairie caught my eye. Upon looking west, I noticed a Cooper’s Hawk perched on a bare branch of a tree that surrounds the open prairie.  To

Autumn’s Metamorphosis

Autumn’s metamorphosis takes hold along a Cook County stream. As autumn colors take over the forest preserve, a recent rainfall helps raise the water levels of some of the creeks. While the colors in the area can capture a scene,