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“You know spring is in the air when you come across this display of tails,” wrote Darrell Schaver. “These two tom’s were only interested in the dozen or so hens foraging along Churchill Road in Springfield.”
When we think of migrating birds, we most often think of those that pass through Illinois on their way to some warmer and greener locations to the south. But for some birds, Illinois is south — at least farther south than the Arctic tundra where their journey began. STORY & COMMENTS
It’s a loaves and fishes story with a modern marketing twist. Big River Fish Corporation in Pearl, located along the Illinois River in southeastern Pike County is expanding its operation so it can send 30 million pounds of Asian carp to China — ironically, the very place the invasive fish came from. STORY & COMMENTS