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Winter Lecture Series - Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Effects on Snake Communities

Dates: Apr. 23, 2020 - Apr. 23, 2020
Times: 7:00PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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Winter Lecture Series, Speaker - Grace Wu, Masters student - University of Illinois

Grace has spent the last two years studying snake populations at Midewin and the possible effects to them from the ongoing restoration activities. Come hear her findings and learn more about the abundance and diversity of the snake species within Midewin's 3,000 acres of restoration.

Lectures begin at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm. The Midewin Welcome Center is located at 30239 S. State Rte. 53 Wilmington, IL 60481. Lectures are free, however space is limited and registration is required. Call 815-423-6370 or e-mail SM.FS.Midewin_RSVP@usda.gov to register.


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