About seven years ago Cindy Allen of Anna started the Southern Illinois Birding Group Facebook page as a place for friends to share their bird…
The winter months have been a struggle this year, — more so than any time in recent recollection.
It would be the last hike of the season, Jessica Newton had excitedly posted on her social media platforms.
Rauchfuss Hill Recreation Area, owned by the Illinois DNR, sits on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River, just north of Golconda. The state locked the gates to the area 13 years ago before reopening the "day use" area in December.
God always has a plan. For most of us it is hard to understand that plan at times, but our faith leads us to know there is a reason for everything.
Turning up the heat in the winter can be really expensive. Here are a few ways to warm up that don’t involve turning up the thermostat. Buzz60…
The world is big. The world is complicated. It is easy to feel overwhelmed.
'It’s comparable to a half a side of beef,' said Winfield resident Sam Schultz.
This is an exciting time of year for dedicated birders. For the last few weeks, they have been putting the finishing touches on their 2020 bird lists, scouring the countryside for irruptive species such as evening grosbeaks and common redpolls.
New Year Resolutions are an oxymoron.
When my wife bought a couple of kayaks on clearance last winter, I envisioned a couple of spring and early summer trips on local lakes.
A program that has pumped $2.7 billion into healing long-term injuries to the Great Lakes environment has received authorization from Congress to continue another five years.
As the mercury rose late morning last Wednesday on an unseasonably mild December day, so, too, did the traffic on Mark Sather Trail, a popular public path with sweeping views of White Bear Lake.
MARION — Phase one of Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge’s face-lift is nearing completion while the second phase is on the drawing board.
Like many entrepreneurs, Brandon Weisenberger remembers the exact day he was inspired to start his business.
Real Green People is a monthly feature that puts a spotlight on folks who are being the green change they want to see in the world.
A growing interest in fishing and being outdoors has caused a bit of a stir.
Southern Illinois birders are all atwitter, so to speak, because this is an irruptive year.
As I have traveled across our country in my job in the fishing business, I have met a lot of great people who love to fish and everything about fishing, but more importantly are just great folks.
A grandson of Forrest Fenn has confirmed that a medical school student from Michigan found an over $1 million treasure chest that the retired art and antiquities dealer stashed in the wilds of Wyoming over a decade ago.
In fish, the fin bone is connected to the tail bone and so on. But for a researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale studying an aggressive invader, it’s all about the ear bone.