From a fine red-headed woodpecker to Smokey the Bear to a lingcod, here comes the notes package from Chicago outdoors and beyond.
From up close to an urban pollinator to prospects for fall Chinook on southern Lake Michigan to Asian carp, notes from around Chicago outdoors.
Cicada, cicada killer wasp, Illinois dollars in the outdoors and mushrooms at home are all wrapped up in the notes on Chicago outdoors.
The usual variety of notes around Chicago outdoors: fawn nursing a doe, nut jobs, Blanding’s turtle and signs of the popularity of bluegills.
The notes package includes fawns on Chicago’s Northwest Side to fireflies to an observation on cicada killer wasps.
A surprisingly big catch of a flathead in a surprising place of Lake Calumet and a little guy with a big smallmouth bass earn Fishes of the Week.