The Science of Hackmatack: Articles & Bird Counts

Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles and amphibians (also known as “herps”) are a secretive group of species that inhabit the prairies, wetlands, and oak woodlands of the bi-state region. Many wildlife biologists consider them to be excellent barometers of ecological health...

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The Big Sit 2020

The Big Sit 2020

Sunday, October 11, 2020 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Parking lot at Powers-Walker House in Glacial Park 6705 State Rte. 31
Ringwood, IL The Big Sit is an annual, international, non-competitive bird-watching event founded by the New Haven (Connecticut) Bird...

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Fish & Mussels

Fish & Mussels

Besides physical measurements such as water testing for chemicals or clarity, biologists often use inventories of “indicator species” to determine the ecological health of an aquatic ecosystem. Two groups of living organisms, fish and freshwater...

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Landscape of Hackmatack

Landscape of Hackmatack

The landscape of the bi-state region was shaped millions of years ago by the movement of glaciers across the region. Click on the links below to learn more about the geological landscape that comprises the proposed Hackmatack National Wildlife...

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