Scenes from July

15 Oct
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Lobelia spicata

For some folks, summertime means fireworks at the beach. Unfortunately, these can be damaging to plants and animals in the nature area, they leave a mess behind (that volunteers kindly clean up), and of course are illegal in Illinois.

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BBQing is an awesome and fun thing to do in the park as well, but coals should be dumped in the red charcoal trash bins, not on trees or the beach.

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Public service announcements aside, we had a great workday! Everyone felt very accomplished about the significant eradication of the white sweetclover.

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