Alliance News

Link to PRAIRIE TELEGRAPH Newsletter
The Prairie Telegraph newsletter is published quarterly by the Midewin Alliance to promote and recognize the many volunteer, research, educational, and recreational opportunities at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.
 
BISON INTRODUCTION IN 2018: The Alliance strongly supports this initiative by the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

Midewin Bison Cam LINK
Bison Fact Sheet LINK  
Bison Reintroduction Experiment Q&A Sheet LINK
"After a century, bison return to Illinois," Chicago Tribune, October 6, 2014 LINK
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Environmental Project documents LINK
"Bison to return to Midewin," The Daily Journal, April 4, 2014 LINK
"Forest Service prairie may see bison again," USDA Blog, April 17, 2013 LINK
 
ALLIANCE POSITION ON NORTHPOINT INTERMODAL
    
        Position on Intermodals LINK

ILLIANA TOLLWAY: The Alliance has concerns about this project. See why:
Illiana Expressway on Life Support LINK
"Illiana Expressway on hold," Herald News, January 13, 2015 LINK
"Prairie protectors decry potential Illiana Tollway impact," SouthtownStar, July 4, 2014 LINK
"Stop the Illiana Tollway," Openlands LINK
"Intermodal Traffic: Illiana Tollway Not the Answer," Prairie Telegraph, Jan-Feb 2014.
"Finding a Better Alternative to the Illiana Expressway," Prairie Telegraph, Sept-Oct 2013.
 
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TREASURED LANDSCAPE DESIGNATION: The Alliance is pleased that the National Forest Foundation (NFF) is including the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in its Treasured Landscapes campaign to restore natural values in the National Forest System.
National Forest Foundation Treasured Landscapes Campaign LINK
National Forest Foundation Midewin webpage LINK

Note: Articles are for your information and may or may not reflect the Alliance's position on a given topic.