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Ongoing Special Events

  • Register Now: 10th Annual Emiquon Science Symposium

    The Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve near Lewistown
    May 18, 2016 - May 19, 2016

    The 10th Annual Emiquon Science Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 18 through Thursday, May 19, 2016.  In addition to sharing past and ongoing research, this year’s symposium will focus on future research needs and opportunities.  This two-day form... Learn more

  • Eagle Day at Emiquon

    Emiquon Preserve
    February 06, 2016

    Get a bird's eye view of an American icon at this annual event! Join us at the Emiquon Preserve Visitor Use Observatories, where spotting scopes will be provided for eagle and bird watching along with hot cocoa, a warming station and displays.  Additionally the ... Learn more

  • Winter Wildlife on the Prairie

    Attendees should meet at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie’s Welcome Center
    February 11, 2016

    How can frogs survive being frozen stiff? Are there really birds that hibernate? Does snow help or hinder the survival of wildlife in the winter? Join us to learn more about the Illinois wildlife species that thrive on the prairie and the unique winter survival stra... Learn more

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    Through the Volunteer Stewardship Network, you can get outside, help restore natural areas, learn more about local habitats, and meet others who share your love of nature. Learn more

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