N. IL WETLANDS

Northern Illinois Wetlands depicts the state of the region's natural features. Since its recorded history 99.9% of the Illinois tall grasslands and oak savanahs have completely vanished. Aldo Leopold observes that rural Illinois is often depicted as "...the sea on which they [travelers] sail to posts unknown." In response, with this  series I attempt to examine the Illinois landscape and its delicacy rather than act merely as an observer 

All images © by Zach Mazur