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Bison – Facing Winter Head On

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 in Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail, Indiana Dunes, Kankakee Sands, Nature, Outdoor Adventures, Prairie, Winter

Bison – Facing Winter Head On

by Alyssa Nyberg at Kankakee Sands   Ok, I think my family is ready. We have the woodstove going and plenty of firewood to keep the house warm; our winter coats, hats, mittens, and boots are all by the front door; and we have an extra-large supply of non-perishable goods in our pantry in the … Continued

Cardinal Flower – Fire Engine Red

Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2016 in Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail, Kankakee Sands, Outdoor Adventures, Prairie, Restoration

Cardinal Flower – Fire Engine Red

My six-month stint as a seasonal Restoration Management Assistant at Kankakee Sands has come to an end. During the past six months, I’ve experienced so much. One memory that stands out was a July day on the prairie. We were working on creating trails for the Bison Overlook Area at Kankakee Sands in Unit K, … Continued

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