A coalition of Illinois farmers, sewage districts, municipalities, conservationists and regulators have joined forces to check the surge of nutrients flowing down the Mississippi. Kris Reynolds took a chance when he planted his first acres of cereal rye last year.
From 2012 to 2014, I had the unique opportunity to take part in the National Institutes for Water Resources-U.S. Geological Survey (NIWR-USGS) student internship program. The position allowed me to work on a highly critical and relevant project studying the
Scientists at Loyola University Chicago say that tiny pieces of plastic in Illinois streams are home to a unique collection of aquatic microbes, including some that pose a threat to wildlife and human health. When Tim Hoellein and Amanda McCormick