Month: May 2013

Springtime Glen

Waterfall Glen is one of the most ecologically diverse forest preserves in DuPage County. The preserve includes prairies, savannas, woodlands, marshes, creeks and a 9.5-mile hiking/riding trail. This blended environment provides a habitat for a large cross section of scenery

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Birdyard Migrations

By mid May, migratory birds are well on a northerly path from their winter to summer habitats with the culmination of International Migratory Bird Day on May 11, 2013 (typically the second Sunday in May). As a large variety of

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A Mother’s Day Gift from Mother Nature

Virginia Bluebells Springtime along the dry riverbeds of the Messenger Woods provides a startling explosion of pastel colors. The blue, purple and green colors of the Virginia Bluebells are a delight to senses. The soft delicate spring ephemeral plants bloom