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Dubkin lived and worked in the Chicago area all of his life. There is a small quarter acre park located along Ashland Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago named after him.
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Leonard Dubkin was an urban naturalist and Chicago writer who immersed himself in Chicago’s natural history. He wrote several books on nature in the city, wrote a widely read nature column for Lerner Newspapers in Chicago for many years, and published frequently in major national newspapers Chicago Tribune and New York Times.
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