Fourteen bison calves were born this past spring at the 3,500-acre grasslands about 95 miles west of Chicago that’s owned by The Nature Conservancy, bringing the number of bison in the area to 44.
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 […]
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.
The bison herd at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has gotten bigger.
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.