About the Author

Paul Klenck was born in Chicago and grew up in Florida. He returned to Illinois for a History degree at Northwestern University and a law degree at DePaul University. His practice has consisted of representing unions and employees throughout the Midwest. He is currently counsel to Illinois Education Association where he represents employees in a full range of labor, employment and association law and regularly lectures and writes in that field. A recent article for the North American National Academy of Arbitrators examined the constitutional issues surrounding employees' off duty conduct on the Web. Paul was invited to be a moderator for NatureScapes in 2004. He enjoys meeting NatureScapes members on travels in the state and around the country and is constantly amazed at the talent, skills and generous nature of members at NatureScapes.

San Miguel Church
by Paul Klenck | January 4, 2011

© Paul KlenckThis year, I was fortunate to be able to join the NatureScapes.net Bosque event. Workshop leaders and fellow photographers greatly added to enjoyment and learning opportunities of this amazing location, the perfect setting for beautiful images and great stories. It was a privilege to be there an...

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The Sounds of Nature: One Square Inch
by Paul Klenck | May 1, 2006

© Paul KlenckYou never know what you might see—or hear—when you take a walk in the woods. On an April Sunday, I was hiking the Hoh Rain Forest River Trail in Olympic National Park, Washington. A Pileated Woodpecker gave me a fleeting glimpse. I stood and listened for its drumming and would move to try to...

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