We wanted to inform all our supporters of Everglades of the North: The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh, that we recently have been nominated for an EMMY AWARD through the... Read more
Field Museum Screening
The Field Museum in Chicago will be hosting a screening of Everglades of the North that is open to the public. The event will take place Tuesday evening, Feb. 26th... Read more
DVDs HAVE BEEN SHIPPED!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
JUST WANTED TO LET YOU ALL KNOW THAT IF YOU DONATED ON KICKSTARTER, TO EVERGLADES OF THE NORTH, YOU WILL BE... Read more
Everglades of the North scheduled broadcast on PBS!
Good news! The documentary is completed!
The show will air on Lakeshore Public Television (WYIN) on Nov. 5th at 8pm CST, and on South Bend Public Television (WNIT) on Nov.8th... Read more
National Distribution, DVD's and Video Update
Good news! Due to the quality of our documentary, we have been encouraged by our host station to apply for national distribution!! If accepted, this would mean that... Read more
Things are getting exciting!
Just wanted to update you all as to where we are at with the project.
Currently, we are in the final touch-up phases of sound-mixing and color-correcting to bring... Read more
The Nature Conservancy's Kankakee Sands Area Restoration
Please join us on May 19th for the seed planting and you'll be able to see some of the beauty that the Nature Conservancy's Kankakee Sands Area has to offer!
Please join us for The Nature Conservancy Seed Planting Day!
In keeping with our pledge to all you wonderful donors, we are inviting you to join us for the Nature Conservancy's Seed Planting Day!
Saturday May 19, 1:00-3:00 pm (Central... Read more
RIVER WATCH - Izaak Walton League
In order to fulfill our first pledge, we would like to invite you all to a special event.......
Mark your calendars for April 22nd at 9:30 am and come out... Read more
To all of you wonderful people who helped support our documentary, "EVERGLDAES OF THE NORTH - The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh", we want tell you how... Read more
FARMING AND CONSERVATION
Today farming and conservation efforts are learning to coexist in the area of the Grand Kankakee Marsh which has multiple uses and multiple opportunities for sustainability.
We All Need a Little Wildness in Our Life!
Bird Watcher Barb Dodge explains the things that are coming back due to restoration efforts.
General Lew Wallace on the Kankakee
General Lew Wallace of Civil War fame, who also wrote the classic Ben Hur, had the following to say about one of his favorite rivers, the Kankakee....
"Never, in all... Read more
Public Awareness Today
Wildlife Biologist Rick Ward of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service gives his thoughts on public awareness of wetlands today.
Dr. Mark Schurr, from the Archaeology Department of Notre Dame University explains how the marsh along the Kankakee River was used for over 10,000 years. Today, this site along the... Read more
Geologist Holly Jones explains the function of a large wetland such as the Grand Kankakee Marsh and its benefits to the ecosystem.
ITS A GREAT STORY
Randy Ray from the Center for History expresses what he thinks of the story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh.
Restoration Efforts in the Beaver Lake Area
What used to be one of the largest freshwater lakes in Indiana (approximately 25,000 acres) until it was drained beginning in the late 1800's, sat on the southern edge of... Read more
River Watch - Izaak Walton League
Did you know that you can tell the quality of a river based on the type of bugs that live on the bottom?
The Kankakee River is still a... Read more
Critters of the Marsh
Just some of the wildlife we've encountered that still call the Everglades of the North - The Grand Kankakee Marsh their home, and some that are coming back to the... Read more
Marsh by Boat
Local historians Beth Bassett and Sig Boezeman along with conservationist Joe Dewes, give us a tour of a restored marsh area by boat!
To all of our wonderful supporters we want to say THANK YOUso very much for helping us meet our fundraising goal by Dec. 31, 2011 for our challenge grants.... Read more