Eastern chipmunks are a part of our local ecosystem today and they are giving us a warning about climate change.
In November 2021, I was fortunate to profile an Evanston Township High School senior, Maia Roothaan, in a RoundTable article about her Cookies for Compost effort. She wanted to remove […]
How best to get rid of no-longer-needed “stuff”? Brian Zimmerman, Evanston’s solid waste coordinator, is tackling that challenge.
The word “sustain” is fascinating: In one definition, it means to prolong in the same manner, such as pressing the pedal on a piano to prolong the resonance of a […]
Expect to hear these bird calls Monday. “There’s a brown creeper climbing up that oak!” “Another over there on that hickory!” “Two chickadees on that bush!” “Blue jay flying over!” […]
If you are in need of a good warm winter coat and head toward your nearest sporting goods store, what filling might you look for? Probably a down-filled coat, yes? […]
Northwestern University students don’t just study. They participate in multiple service opportunities. Probably their best-known charitable activity is Dance Marathon, which since 1975 has raised more than $22 million, primarily for […]
Sept. 12 marked a milestone for birds in Evanston, particularly benefitting those that migrate through the city. City Council unanimously passed an ordinance amending Title 4 of the City Code, “Building […]
Monty and Rose, two small shorebirds called piping plovers, found their way to Montrose Beach Dunes in Chicago in 2019 as a couple, and bred on the beach for three […]
Confusion reigns over whether it is safe for people to keep bird feeders going amid the current crisis about avian flu, also known as bird flu. Evanston North Shore Bird […]