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Our trip to the LaRue-Pine Hills/Otter Pond Research Natural Area (RNA) to observe the biannual ‘Snake Migration’ across the LaRue Road at the base of the bluffs, adjacent to LaRue Swamp was a success despite some chilly temperatures early. We …

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WE HAVE SOME GREAT DEALS ON WILDLIFE SOCIETY & ZOOLOGY CLUB MERCHANDISE!   All t-shirts are just $10! Koozies are $1!

We announced that the Free Again work day will be on October 19th at 10 in the Lawson parking lot. On October 23rd, Jennifer Swan will discuss Panamanian wildlife and Vicky Lang-Mendenhall from Touch of Nature will come by to …

We discussed upcoming trips such as October 5th Green Earth Work Day and October 26th “Breaking the Surface” paddling event to break the record of the most non-motorized water vehicles in one location, which costs $10 if you buy your …

September 11, 2013 Meeting Recap

The first meeting of the year introduced members, new and returning, to the club and the club officers. We discussed the “Hike and Herp” trip for September 15th and the Crab Orchard Clean-Up for September 21st. We had pizza to …

 

Koozies

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Koozies are now in! We have an array of awesome colors, and we are selling them for $2 if anyone is interested.

 

Green Earth work day.

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Despite dodging a few raindrops we had a productive day at Green Earth’s Oakland Nature Preserve. We performed some trail maintenance and moved a number of felled trees out of the Rothrock Prairie. We also removed an unsightly brush pile to help discourage the dumping …

 

April10th meeting recap

PhD student Angela Jackson introduced her graduate work and is currently offering summer internships to undergraduates for this summer.  She needs help with an assortment of stream measurements throughout various areas in Illinois.  Not only does this opportunity allow for …

 

March 27th Meeting Recap

For those who have missed last week’s meeting: Graduate student Brady Neiles gave an awesome presentation about his recent experiences with fishers (the animal!) for the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Program (aka SWAMP).  He showed us videos of the cute …

 

St. Louis Aquarium

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It was a brisk morning, but that was no problem for us since we were going to spend most of the day inside either a vehicle or building. When we finally got to St. Louis, the museum was very different …