IDNR http://peoriapublicradio.org en Forging the rules on Fracking in Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/forging-rules-fracking-illinois <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is taking public comment on the regulations proposed to govern hydraulic fracturing.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 04:54:01 +0000 Tanya Koonce 16485 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Forging the rules on Fracking in Illinois Wildlife Prairie Park is again locally owned http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-prairie-park-again-locally-owned <p></p><div>Wildlife Prairie State Park in Peoria County is dropping the state designation from it name in an effort to gain more efficient management.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat Quinn jointed a bi-partisan group of local lawmakers Saturday to recognize the return of the park to the Forrest Park Foundation of Peoria.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Sun, 12 May 2013 14:58:02 +0000 Tanya Koonce 5451 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Wildlife Prairie Park is again locally owned Wildlife also impacted by flooding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-also-impacted-flooding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Flooding in Illinois displaced thousands of people this spring. It also forced wildlife out of their habitat. That could lead to more animals roaming near roads. Tim Schweizer is a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources:</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:27:21 +0000 Denise Molina 4558 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Wildlife also impacted by flooding