His travels take him to some of our continent’s most majestic wilderness in search of elusive wildlife. Explore some of the latest work by this award-winning photographer as you’re transported to the quiet and awesome scenes of our natural world. ...

This county-wide initiative is encouraging residents to put down their electronics and enjoy the diverse natural landscapes inside our county forest preserves. Learn how you can get involved. ...

The wilderness that surrounds our urban landscapes is a source of inspiration and peacefulness for many photographers. Their work reveals a glimpse of what we can experience while exploring this magnificent planet. ...

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

After Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere was hit by a tornado last year, owners Rick and Tammy Anderson wondered if they'd have to close shop. Then something wonderful happened. ...

Last winter, while birders around our region marveled at the appearance of snowy owls, one photographer braved the cold to capture the action. ...

It's true, winter is a time where we can value silence and the crisp winds. We make the case for getting outside and exploring the winter landscape, through many recreational activities. ...

Aren't children amazing, as they experience their world with awe and wonder at every turn. What if we, too, could think like a youngster again? ...

Check out these amazing images, captured by our local photographers. ...