Monthly Archives: August 2016

Puvis de Chavannes at Allerton House and Boston Public Library

What does The Park (Robert Allerton Park) and the Boston Public Library have in common? The answer: Puvis de Chavannes. Have you visited the Boston Public LIbrary. The murals by the great French artist, Puvis de Chavannes were painted in … Continue reading

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Fu Dog in a Garden

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There’s one more butterfly in The Park today

All butterflies, but especially the Monarch, in Piatt County, in Central Illinois, and throughout the Midwest Corn Belt are becoming ‘extinct.’ From early July until mid-August, intensive aerial application (crop dusting) of pesticides on row crop corn and soybeans is killing … Continue reading

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