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Like so many Carbondale residents, Treesong is a transplant from the Chicagoland area. He grew up in Brookfield and developed an early interest in the environment while taking hikes in a nearby forest preserve with his grandfather.
He came to Carbondale as a student and an event his freshman year at SIU changed the course of his life. These days, he is a father, husband, author, and a talk radio host.