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.


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 […]


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