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Responsible Recreation

Parks, trails, and natural areas across the country have had many more visitors recently, including Sycamore’s public nature preserves. It’s great to get outside! Just remember that safety, courtesy, and protecting nature always come first. Do your part and follow these rules if you venture out for a hike: If a parking area is full, […]

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The Twig

The Twig is our print newsletter that comes out three times a year. Members receive The Twig free in the mail, and anyone is welcome to read it online. Learn about conservation news, outdoors events, environmental education stories, and much more.

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Coyote and bobcat research spotlight

August 13, 2020 Earlier this year, Purdue University contacted us about collaborating on a predator research study at one of our Brown County preserves, the Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill. The primary objective of the project was to collect data to better estimate the population of both coyotes (Canis latrans) and bobcats (Lynx […]

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Learning about Birds: thoughts from a new birder

by Eva Lapp, Communications and Development Graduate Fellow header photo: eastern phoebe at Cedar Crest, Jaime Sweany Here at Sycamore Land Trust, every staff member has a deep and abiding passion for continued learning about wildlife conservation. As the newest member of the team, I don’t come from an environmental background but I have been […]

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(Not) sorry to bug you

by Chris Fox, Land Stewardship Manager This article originally appeared in the summer 2020 issue of The Twig, our member newsletter. To see more articles and past issues, click here. Being a land steward has its perks! Not the least of which is having the great outdoors as your office. However, it also has its drawbacks. […]

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“My favorite plant is whatever new plant I discover.”

by Abby Henkel, Communications Director This article originally appeared in the summer 2020 issue of The Twig, our member newsletter. To see more articles and past issues, click here. Peine Farm has been in the family for 50 years, but these days you might instead call it Peine Nature Oasis. In every season, the family’s 196-acre […]

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