Tag Archives: Starved Rock State Park

Fighting for bees in Skokie

July 28, 2013 Are honey bees welcome in Skokie? Before we start this conversation, I want to call your attention to some facts. The number of people in the U.S. who are killed each year by “bee” stings (and nobody … Continue reading

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Fighting frac sand mines and bad horticultural science

March 3 , 2013 Starved Rock: the fight to preserve the state park continues It was December 12, 2012 when the latest salvo was fired in the fight to preserve Starved Rock State Park from a frac sand mine. That’s … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays: Environmental Groups Take on IDNR

December 16, 2012 IDNR: “arbitrary and capricious decision” to approve Starved Rock mining permit – in other words, they’re being sued It’s been exactly a year since I first got wind of the plan to site an open pit frac … Continue reading

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