Hiking

WSIU/Kevin Boucher

The U-S Forest Service's Little Grand Canyon, located in southern Jackson County, is very popular with both locals, and outdoor enthusiasts from around the state as WSIU's Kevin Boucher explains.

WSIU InFocus: The Winter Woods with Chris Evans.

Jan 7, 2016
Kevin Boucher/WSIU

University of Illinois Extension Forester Chris Evans talks about what unique sights can be seen in the January woods.  Chris works out of the Dixon Springs Ag. Center.  To learn more visit:

http://research.aces.illinois.edu/rec/dixon-springs

Goat's Rue plant at Dixon Springs State Park
Kevin Boucher

Chris Benda is a Botanist, and the President of the Illinois Native Plant Society, and in this feature he leads a group of hikers on a wildflower hike at Dixon Springs State Park in Pope County Illinois.