Nature, Science

IVFROG – stewards of the woodland

Nearly a decade ago, a public land decision to log Hope Mountain in Takilma hit a snag. Led by community-minded folk, namely the late John Meengs, neighbors went into action. They wanted to preserve the clean, clear and cool waters of nearby Page Creek which meanders through their forested properties before it meets the East Fork of the Illinois River.As a result of working together, a unique partnership formed between residents, contractors . . .

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