Into The Woods: Slithering Through DuPage County

 Fox snake is one of the common snake species found across northern Illinois (image courtesy of the DuPage Forest Preserve District)

Fox snake is one of the common snake species found across northern Illinois
(image courtesy of the DuPage Forest Preserve District)

Periodically on First Light, host Brian O'Keefe takes you ‘Into the Woods’ with our friends at the DuPage Forest Preserve District for a look at the local flora and fauna. This week, Brian visited with naturalist Stephanie Touzalin at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center

 Garter snakes are the most commonly seen snake in DuPage County and they can be a great addition to your backyard garden (image courtesy of the DuPage Forest Preserve District)

Garter snakes are the most commonly seen snake in DuPage County and they can be a great addition to your backyard garden (image courtesy of the DuPage Forest Preserve District)