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Chris Young

Born: 1961 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Young is the Outdoors Editor for the State Journal Register in Springfield.

Biography: Chris Young is a Natural Resources professional with experience in administration, strategic planning and communication. He leads an office of more than 200 dedicated wildlife, forestry, fisheries, resource protection and natural heritage professionals located all over Illinois. He has a Master of Science Degree in Environmental Science from University of Illinois Springfield.

  • Numerous Journalism Awards

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Photographer

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

Close to Home: The Landscapes, Wildlife and Hidden Beauty of Central Illinois
ISBN: 0967560012 OCLC: 45226985

State Journal-Register Springfield, Ill. : ©2000.