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This herd of bison arrived in Illinois this past weekend. (Credit: Ferran Salat Coll)

Bison Comeback: Iconic Plains Species Returns To Illinois

By Heather Sadusky Aside from Chicago, the state of Illinois boasts a quintessential prairie landscape. Or at least, it did at one point. It’s no secret that the Midwest has lost countless acres of its […]

10/08/2014

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Environmental Group Sues To Block Illiana Expressway

When a starter herd of Bison comes to the Chicago area, it’ll have a real home on the range to come home to, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

08/05/2014

Fermilab's bison herd welcomes five calves. The herd now has 25 bison. (Credit: Fermilab)

Fermilab Welcomes Five Bison Calves

The bison herd at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has gotten bigger.

06/19/2012

Animals At In The Brookfield Zoo Try To Beat The Summer Heat

Herd Of Bison Set To Move Into Prairie Near Chicago

Within three to five years, a herd of 75 bison may be moving into the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie about an hour southwest of Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–12/06/2011