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.
Nature Museum Offering Free Sunday Admission In OctoberThe Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has a butterfly haven that's home to more than 1,000 butterflies of 75 different species. Specimens in the museum's collection include nearly 14,000 birds and 15,500 plants.
Best Science Exhibits In ChicagoThe following wonderful exhibits feed the curiosity gene with some answers, more questions and stimulating thoughts about life: past, present and future.
All The Snow This Winter Could Mean A Boon Of Butterflies In SpringThis winter might have been tough on Chicagoans who had to shovel all that snow, but it’s shaping up as good news for the butterfly population.
Local Author Chronicles Disappearance Of Passenger PigeonIt was 100 years ago when the passenger pigeon became extinct. WBBM's Steve Miller spoke with a Chicago author who chronicled the disappearance of the species.
Your Chicago: Judy Istock Butterly Haven
Wet Weather Brings Resurgence For FirefliesThere's a good chance your backyard is full of fireflies this summer, which is a big change from last year.
Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In ChicagoWhether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.