Nature Conservancy

Ten-day old American Bison cub (Bison Bison) stands next to his mother Resi at the Schoenbrunn zoo on April 16, 2009 in Vienna. AFP PHOTO / DIETER NAGL (Photo credit should read DIETER NAGL/AFP/Getty Images)

Bison Thriving At Illinois Preserve

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.

07/05/2015

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

Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium Goes For World Record With Earth Day Picnic

It’s a little cold to have a picnic, but that’s exactly what people are doing outside the Shedd Aquarium on this Earth Day.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2012