Who Speaks for the Trees?

Who Speaks for the Trees?

By Miranda Johnson No piece of artwork can rival the beautiful simplicity of brilliant, sun-kissed green leaves against a pale blue sky. Especially in the neatly-manicured, uninspired suburbs of the Midwest, elements of well-placed nature make the view out your window...
Birds Count

Birds Count

 By Vivienne Henning Among the dense shrubbery in a patch of prairieland in central Illinois, a sing-song warbling echoes out from the grass. Partially hidden by the branches of a bush, a bird called the Bell’s vireo energetically chatters its little song. The Bell’s...