Volunteers for the Watershed Bio-Blitz examine trays with specimens from Crystal Creek in Mokena. The group was looking for bugs that would indicate the health of the water. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media
Emma Engler (middle), 11, of Mokena, uses her tweezers to pick out macroinvertebrates found in Crystal Creek Prairie Saturday, Sept. 8. The event was a coordinated effort among other area’s waterways to determine the amount of pollution in the watershed.