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Where to Peep Leaves in Illinois
October is peak fall foliage season in Illinois, which is why we're helping you plan your trips to take in all the crisp autumn colors.
Another Reason Chicagoans Should Turn Off Lights? Light Pollution
Chicagoans are urged to turn off their lights this time of year to aid birds as they migrate south. But there’s another reason residents sho...
Why Chicagoans Should Turn Lights Off This Fall
About 5 million birds are expected to migrate over Chicago via the Mississippi Flyway, a migratory route between Canada and South America.
How to Save, Celebrate Monarch Butterflies in Chicagoland
The seasons are changing, and monarch butterflies will soon be migrating south.
How to Beat ‘Oppressive’ Chicago Heat
Temperatures could feel as high as 115 degrees this week. Here’s what to know and how to stay safe.
Will Red Swamp Crayfish Hurt Chicago River?
The red swamp crayfish is an invasive species that one ecologist is trying to remove from the Chicago River.
How Chicagoans Can Get Homes Soundproofed From Airport Noise
A free program is helping eligible residents near O'Hare and Midway soundproof their homes.
Why Chicago Isn't Safe From Tornadoes
Illinois has had the most tornadoes in the country so far in 2023.
Who’s Fighting For Clean Air at Chicago Concerts?
While wildfire smoke is putting air quality on Chicagoans’ minds, a Hyde Parker has been on a mission to make air cleaner at concerts in the...
Will Johnson Reinstate the Department of Environment?
If the mayor follows his transition committee’s 223-page report detailing a four-year plan to “transform” Chicago, the city may see a new De...