|Maureen is a full-time nature photographer specializing in birds and insects in their natural environment. Concerned with conservation, Maureen creates images hoping to share the beauty and excitement of our natural and spiritual world. Maureen has landscaped her yard with native Illinois prairie plants, enabling many native birds, butterflies, dragonflies and beneficial insects to survive in their decreasing native environment. Located just west of Chicago, Maureen is willing to travel throughout North America on assignment. Maureen is a member of Illinois Audobon Society, Dragonfly Society of the Americas, North American Butterfly Association, North American Nature Photography Association and National Association of Photoshop Professionals.