Bog Restoration Abroad

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Could a drainage ditch once again be a bog?   Bogs and mires are viewed as places of mystery and peace in Estonian heritage. Estonia is home to some of the world’s oldest bogs and peatlands and they make up … Continued

Dry Photo Tour

Wetlands, like Shadow Lake Bog, expand and contract annually in response to our rain patterns. With the drier weather, the bog has been contracting – giving up its water to the surrounding areas and keeping our neighborhood green and growing, despite the … Continued

World Wetlands Day: Support a Local Wetland

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Wetlands- the kidneys of a watershed!   Wetlands are responsible for filtering water and slowing it down. Wetland complexes like the one at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve are among the most productive ecosystems on earth. Their unique combination of shallow water, high … Continued