Durbin to announce new wildlife plan

August 16, 2012 4:58:32 AM PDT
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) will announce new details in a plan to bring the great outdoors to the Chicago area.

Thursday, the senator will discuss new partnerships and commitments to the Millennium Reserve Initiative.

That plan includes turning Chicago's Calumet region into an eco-tourism destination.

Features include 15,000 acres of open space and 53 miles of trails and wildlife corridors.