Tag: Izaak Walton Nature Preserve

Izaak Walton photo contest deadline extended to Sept. 13

The Izaak Walton Calendar/Photo Contest Committee has extended the deadline to enter the contest to 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 13. Photographers can enter up to four photos and try to win a spot on the nature preserve’s 2022 calendar. Photos can capture weather, landscape, birds, dogs, other animals and unidentifiable[Read More…]

3/8/2021 | What You Need to Know This Week

CALUMET COUNTRY CLUB REZONING – Homewood trustees will consider four measures Tuesday night that would enable an industrial redevelopment project on the golf course. The Planning and Zoning Commission sent the proposed rezoning requests to the board without an affirmative recommendation. More info at hfchronicle.com. CAUTION ON THE TRAILS – Izaak Walton[Read More…]

Izaak Walton invites voting on photo contest entries

More than 150 photos have been entered in the second annual Homewood Izaak Walton Photo Contest, according to the nature preserve’s photo contest committee, and fans of the preserve are invited to vote on their favorites. “We are delighted that despite the pandemic, so many photographers still took the time to[Read More…]

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Coping with COVID: April 28

Illinois sets a new one-day record for COVID-19 deaths. Anyone who needs an antidote for such somber news should check out Lily LaPlante’s Rainbow Exercise Project. Two H-F students will appear as panelists on Commissioner Donna Miller’s virtual town hall meeting this afternoon. Izaak Walton still has native plants to[Read More…]

Guided migratory bird walks offered at Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, in partnership with the Thorn Creek chapter of the Audubon Society, will be offering three guided migratory bird walks at the preserve in coming weeks.Members of the Thorn Creek Audubon Society will lead small groups out into the preserve in search of migratory birds. There will be[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

Community Calendar