Peggy Notebaert Museum Restoring Nearly Century-Old Films By Ornithologist Benjamin Gault, Showing Rare Scenes Of 1920s IrelandBenjamin Gault was known for researching birds, and there is now even a bird sanctuary named after him in his hometown of Glen Ellyn. As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported Tuesday, films that he recorded some 100 years ago are getting a new life and providing a history lesson on much more than just birds.
Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum In Lincoln Park Reopens ThursdayChicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park reopens Thursday, for the first time in 15 months.
Coyote That Bit Boy In Lincoln Park Won't Be Euthanized, Or Released Into The Wild"We will, instead, be placing the coyote, now named Mercy, in a permanent educational setting with specifics yet to be determined," Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said.
DNA Tests Reveal Coyote Captured In Lincoln Park Is The One That Bit Boy Near Peggy Notebaert Nature MuseumChicago Animal Care and Control officials said they also confirmed the coyote had been shot in the chest with a BB gun, which likely explains why it was limping when it was caught, and why it had been acting aggressively.
One Elusive Coyote Leads Police On Chase Through Cabrini-Green Neighborhood, Another Captured At Fremont And WillowA coyote led police on a chase through the Cabrini-Green area Thursday night, amid an all-out hunt for a coyote that bit a young boy on the head in Lincoln Park a night earlier.
Coyote Bites Boy 'Multiple Times' Near Peggy Notebaert Nature MuseumA 5-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after a coyote bit him several times outside a nature museum in Lincoln Park.
Chicago Museums Helping To Save Endangered Monarch ButterfliesThe decline in the monarch butterfly population is linked, in part, to the disappearance of once plentiful milkweed plants, which are crucial to their life cycle.
Endangered Alligator Snapper Gets New Home In Chicago Nature MuseumIt’s moving day for Patsy McNasty – the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s aptly named alligator snapping turtle.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.
Exhibit Shines Light On Plight Of Migratory BirdsAn exhibit aimed at bringing public awareness to the number of migrating birds that fall prey to skyscrapers and other buildings has opened at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Asking Visitors To Make New Year's Resolutions For The EnvironmentChicago’s nature museum is hoping people think of how they can improve the environment when they make their New Year’s resolutions for 2016.
5 Of Chicago's Best Hidden GemsThere are armloads of hidden gems in Chicago, but these certainly shine brightly enough to get the attention of tourists and locals.
Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In ChicagoChicago has something for everyone regardless of age or activity level. Here are a few activities seniors and their entire families might enjoy during a weekend around town.
Chicago Seeing A Boon Of DragonfliesThe dragonfly population in the Chicago area has exploded in recent days, and one local expert said it’s likely tied to the large mosquito population.
Five Must-See Museums In ChicagoChicago offers some remarkable smaller museums just a few miles from the center of the city.