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Midewin, Route 66 features in PBS travel show

Bison at Midewin

Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie — and possibly its popular bison — will be the subject of an upcoming Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) show, “Travels with Darley.”

“Route 66 and Midewin” will be featured in one episode with host Darley Newman, who has been working with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) on a project that shows what the U.S. Forest Service offers…Please click here to read Susan DeMar Lafferty’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

The public will be notified via Facebook, Twitter and local news outlets when the air dates and times for the show are confirmed. In the meantime local screenings will be held April 1 and 11. See Facebook event pages: and

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