Native Plant of the Month” Roundleaf Sundew

Native Plant of the Month” Roundleaf Sundew

Roundleaf Sundew – Drosera rotundifolia The roundleaf sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) is wonderful carnivorous wetland-loving plant species. Unlike most other plants, the sundew derives most of its nutrients from breaking down insects, instead of retrieving...
What’s Blooming at SHADOW

What’s Blooming at SHADOW

Spring has sprung and we have an abundance of beautiful wildflowers at SHADOW to prove it! Along with the unpredictable showers and sun, this month you can find many different flowers appearing in all the diverse habitats that the Nature Preserve has to offer.  ...
Give Big for Shadow

Give Big for Shadow

Tomorrow, May 8th, is your last chance to GiveBIG for SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve!    GiveBIG is a statewide wide celebration of community giving. This year, we are asking you to contribute to SHADOW so that we may continue our work in preserving the...
Our Connection to Nature

Our Connection to Nature

Have you ever had a hectic day and headed straight on a nature walk to clear your mind? It is a common and excellent habit to seek nature when you are feeling down or disconnected from yourself or others. There is a lot of evidence to support that a connection to the...