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Turkeys, Bobwhite, and Grassland Birds in Illinois

[ January 16, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Turkeys, Bobwhite, and Grassland Birds in Illinois

Carbondale Township Hall . 217 E. Main Street

Dr. Clay Nielsen, an Assistant Professor with the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Forestry at SIUC, will discuss 3 research projects he is conducting on avian ecology and conservation in Illinois. These studies focus on turkey response to prescribed fire, genetics of northern bobwhite, and the effects of CRP management on grassland birds. Continue reading

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Mermet Lake Birding

[ January 28, 2012; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] January 28 – Saturday 8am to noon

Meet at Restored Prairie parking area just before the lake.  This will be a mostly driving trip – around the lake looking for wintering waterfowl and other interesting birds.  Please sign up by contacting Anne:  email or call 618-524-9022. Signing up ensure notification in case of cancellation.

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