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Bryan Anderson: “I wanted to share a pic of my 13-year-old son, Nick, with the gobbler he shot this morning at 6:33 in Fulton County. The bird’s stats; 23 lbs, 10” beard and 1 1/8” spurs. He came strutting in to only nine yards when Nick dropped him. I couldn’t be more proud of him!”
Jay Greenwalt loves to see wildlife on his farm. “I’m kind of a wildlife nut,” he said. Greenwalt lives in Macoupin County south of Carlinville, and his interest in improving wildlife habitat also might be helping keep the town’s water supply clean. STORY & COMMENTS
Researchers will survey Illinois caves with hibernating bats next month to check for evidence of white-nose syndrome, a disease that has decimated bat populations in 16 states and four Canadian provinces. STORY & COMMENTS