Prairie Research Institute - All Events

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

    • 9:00 - 11:15 am
    • Horseshoe Lake State Park

    This seminar will cover: Turkey Ecology and Behavior, Scouting Techniques, Hunting Tactics, Calling, and Decoy Placement. Space is LIMITED. Advanced registration REQUIRED. 

Thursday, January 17, 2019

    • 5:30 - 8:00 pm
    • Clinton Lake SRA

    This seminar will cover: Turkey Ecology and Behavior, Scouting Techniques, Hunting Tactics, Calling, and Decoy Placement. Space is LIMITED. Advanced registration REQUIRED. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. To register, visit: https://publish.illinois.edu/hunttrapillinois/registration/

Friday, January 18, 2019

    • 5:15 - 7:30 pm
    • Kankakee River State Park

    This seminar will cover: Turkey Ecology and Behavior, Scouting Techniques, Hunting Tactics, Calling, and Decoy Placement. Space is LIMITED. Advanced registration REQUIRED.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

    • 9:30 - 11:30 am
    • Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area

    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.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

    • 5:15 - 7:30 pm
    • Forbes Natural History Building - Champaign, IL

    Waterfowl Identification can be a challenging task for both new and advanced waterfowl hunters. This seminar will detail Illinois waterfowl, identification techniques, interactive quizzes, and waterfowl calling basics. Advanced registration is REQUIRED. We will start at INHS (1816 S Oak St, Champaign, room 1005).

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theater (126 W Church St, Champaign)

    A screening of MISSISSIPPI MASALA (dir. Mira Nair, 1991) with discussion led by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta (Comparative and World Literature/Religion) to follow. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

    • 2:15 - 4:45 pm
    • Forest Park Nature Center (Peoria Heights, IL)

    This seminar will cover: Turkey Ecology and Behavior, Scouting Techniques, Hunting Tactics, Calling, and Decoy Placement. Space is LIMITED. Advanced registration REQUIRED. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

    • 7:30 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    A lecture by Emma Dench (Classics, History and Dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University). Part of a workshop on “Race Work in the Classics” on February 22, 2019.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana) 

    A lecture by Benjamin H. Johnson, Associate Professor of History, and Institute of Environmental Sustainability Faculty, Loyola University Chicago. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    In honor of International Women's Day, “12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories.” Co-hosted by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

Monday, March 25, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana) 

    A lecture by Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History (Columbia Univ. Sch. of Arts & Sciences); Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences (Columbia Univ. Mailman School of Public Health)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (51 E. Gregory, Champaign)

    Intended for students from across the campus, Inside Scoop conversations invite Illinois undergraduates to engage with the exciting work conducted by scholars whose work helps us understand what it means to be human in a world of rapidly shifting global complexities.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019