Prairie Research Institute - All Events


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. 

Monday, February 4, 2019

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

    Due to extreme weather, this event has been re-scheduled for February 4, 7 p.m. 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.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019

    • 9:30 - 11:15 am
    • Kickapoo SP

    Tired of sitting inside? This time of the year is great to get out and get familiar with a new piece of land! While looking for deer sign you can get lucky and find a shed antler. Use them as home decoration or just start an awesome collection!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 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.

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

    Waterfowl hunting can be a challenging task for both new and advanced waterfowl hunters. This seminar will detail Illinois waterfowl, regulations, hunting strategies, identification techniques, interactive quizzes, and waterfowl calling basics. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.