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Park Forest and COVID-19

South Suburbs Still Lag in Numbers of Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Park Forest region and COVID-19. (MGN) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- While more residents have been vaccinated since we last reported, Park Forest numbers still lag behind residents of other towns in the percentage of residents who have completed vaccination regimens for COVID-19. More than 65% of our residents have received one[Read More…]

Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve

Learn Your Birds by Spring at Thorn Creek Nature Center

The Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve. (Rick Vaughan / Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As winter begins, turn your thoughts and attention to our local birds and join our winter workshop to prepare for fun spring bird watching. Bird identification can be overwhelming, but learning only a[Read More…]

Park Forest police, PFPD, squad car, Thorn Creek Nature Center, winter

Wild Animal Tracks at Thorn Creek Nature Center

The Park Forest Police Department called this photograph, “Patrolling in a winter wonderland,” posted to the department’s Facebook page November 18, 2018. (Photo: Park Forest Police Officer Mitch Greer) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Have you ever wondered how animals spend the winter? Join us Saturday, December 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Thorn[Read More…]

SPHEREx, NASA, origins of universe

NASA Selects New Mission, SPHEREx, to Explore Origins of Universe

NASA’s Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission is targeted to launch in 2023. SPHEREx will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. (Credits: Caltech) Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- NASA[Read More…]

Hurrican Florence

NASA’s GPM Satellite Peers Under the Clouds of Hurricane Florence (Video)

MARYLAND—(ENEWSPF)—September 6, 2018 By: Rob Gutro and Hal Pierce Hurricane Florence became more powerful over the past few days while moving through the central Atlantic Ocean and wind speeds increased from tropical storm force to a Category 3 hurricane. The GPM core satellite provided a look under the clouds to investigate[Read More…]

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