Did you know that February 2 is World Wetlands Day? We’re celebrating by taking a closer look at our local bodies of water and the amazing animals that call them home. First up, we’re taking a look at the Blanding’s turtle and our involvement in the Blanding’s head-start program. Click the thumbnail above to get started!
All this talk about ponds and marshes got us wondering about the Chicago River! What happens to the River in the winter? We reached out to our friends at the Friends of the Chicago River to ask them what happens under the ice! Click here to learn more.
Wood frogs are on the move! Dr. Allison is telling us all about these resilient, tiny frogs, and telling us how they can actually withstand the harsh winter weather. Here’s a hint: antifreeze! Click here to get the details.