Prairie Research Institute - All Events

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

    • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Hidden Springs State Forest

    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.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room 2049 Natural History Building

    The provision of potable water remains a challenge, especially in rural Malawi. This presentation investigates systemic factors constraining rural groundwater supply in Malawi, and examines the actors involved, their interests and influence on service delivery sector performance including policy environment, borehole siting, and water point sustainability.

    • 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Urbana Free Library

    Dr. Zuze Dulanya and Dr. Evance Mwathunga from the University of Malawi will talk about their collaboration with the organization Geoscientists Without Borders and how Illinois State Geological Survey senior geophysicist Tim Larson has assisted with the drilling of new water wells in Malawi.

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois 600 S. Gregory Urbana, IL 61801

    WILL will screen the upcoming PBS documentary, Native America, on Oct 10 at 7pm at Spurlock Museum (Knight Auditorium). The hour-long episode features archaeologists, Dr. Timothy Pauketat and Dr. Kristin Hedman, from the Prairie Research Institute–Illinois State Archaeological Survey. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion about the documentary.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

    • All Day
    • Forbes Natural History Building, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign

    Discover your inner scientist by participating in the University of Illinois WeDigBio Transcriptithon hosted by the Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium.

    • 4:00 pm   5:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois 600 S. Gregory Urbana, IL 61801

    Dr. Thomas E. Emerson presents, The Red Goddesses of Cahokia, at Spurlock Museum 4pm in the Knight Auditorium.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

    • All Day
    • Forbes Natural History Building, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign

    Discover your inner scientist by participating in the University of Illinois WeDigBio Transcriptithon hosted by the Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

    • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Touch of Nature

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Small Game 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.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018