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Investigations on Prairie Mammals of Northeastern Illinois

Dates: Feb. 5, 2019 - Feb. 5, 2019
Times: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30
Category: Other
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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Lynda Randa, Associate Professor of Biology – College of DuPage

Over the last two decades Lynda, co-author Dr. John Yunger (Professor of Biology, Governors State University), and their students have explored questions related to foraging behavior and urbanization with small mammals of the prairie ecosystem and their predators. This presentation highlights some of the work conducted in prairie restorations and associated habitats of northeastern Illinois, spanning parts of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and Grundy counties.


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