Prairie Research Institute - All Events

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Saturday, February 3, 2018

    • 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Middle Fork SFWA

    The Illinios Hunter Recruitment Program is hosting a mentored squirrel hunt at Middle Fork SFWA in Vermilion County. Participants will be required to have a valid hunting license (or apprentice license) and a Middle Fork windshield card. If you have questions about the windshield card, we would be happy to assist you in obtaining your card.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    • 5:30 - 8:00 pm
    • Champaign, IL

    The key to regular hunting success is proper scouting. In order to make the most out of your afield scouting time, it's important to do your homework. This workshop will cover various techniques, computer applications, and other technologies in the modern hunter's arsenal.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Clinton Lake State Recreation Area

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Turkey workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt wild turkey in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Rice Lake/Banner Marsh

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Small Game workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to small game in Illinois. Species covered include: squirrel, rabbit, dove, and pheasant. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Aurora Sportsmen's Club

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Small Game workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to small game in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Turkey workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt wild turkey in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Friday, April 27, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • I Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S. 1st St., Champaign

    The Ancient Cahokia Future Visions Conference celebrates 150 years of research at the University of Illinois by bringing together world renowned scholars, advocates, and dignitaries to discuss North America's first city–Cahokia.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Ten Mile Creek SFWA

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Deer workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt deer in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Middle Fork SFWA

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Deer workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt deer in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Aurora Sportsmen's Club

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Waterfowl workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt waterfowl in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.