Deer Trapping

Week 1: February 22nd through February 24th Matt, Kevin, Courtney & Justin were wonderful to work with. In addition to helping out & seeing an unbelievable amount of diverse wildlife (mostly of the feathered kind.)¬†Altogether, there were four (4) deer …

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Haunted Hollow at Touch of Nature

Touch of Nature, a part of Southern Illinois University and Crab Orchard NWR, invited the club out to volunteer our time by teaching youth about our natural world. We participated in nature walks, face painting, herpetology showing, and pontoon rides. …

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Bonfire at Lake Murphysboro

A cold and brisk night in October made for a dazzling night to have a bonfire. There wasn’t a big crowd, likely because of the weather, but we all had a great time anyway. When we arrived, we all gathered …

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GreenEarth Trail Restoration

It is always nice to help out an organization as fantastic as GreenEarth Inc. They really emulate the one piece of nature that we often ignore, our own backyard. We brought a dedicated team to help them restore a trail …

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Snake Road and Inspiration Point

It was too bad that I decided to make this trip during fall break because it kept many people from making it. It was still a great trip on a great day. First, because of a wrong turn, we visited …

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Crab Orchard NWR Clean Up

Another beautiful day gave us the great push that we needed to head to the Crab Orchard Clean Up. We arrived at the meeting location and were given our clean up location, and half the group was able to split …

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Hiking and Herping at Giant City State Park

To start off the year right, the student chapter headed out to Giant City State Park to get some hiking and herping in. The day turned out to be absolutely gorgeous as it was warm, but not hot and just …

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