One of Illinois’s Most Experienced Biologists Has Lessons for the Future

Chris Anchor in Chicago Magazine
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On a metal operating table lies an immobilized coyote, its eyes shielded from the light by a lime-green washcloth. Students from Purdue University surround the wild animal and look on while wildlife technician Andy Burmesch draws blood from its hind leg. Overseeing the operation in this Cook County Forest Preserve District building in Hoffman Estates is wildlife biologist Chris Anchor, a three-decade veteran with the forest preserve.

Learn more about our research partner, Chris Anchor, as told by Chicago Magazine.