Prairie Research Institute - All Events


Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    • Free Online Webinar

    This free, live web-based class from will help homeowners understand the basics of well care as well as how to determine whether their water is safe to drink. Participants will learn maintenance best practices and receive answers to common questions. There will be an opportunity to submit questions in advance as well as live on the webinar.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

    • 3:30 pm
    • Natural History Building (Room 2079)

    Featuring William Easterling, Assistant Director of the Directorate for Geosciences at the National Science Foundation.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N Broadway Ave, Urbana, Illinois

    Many research efforts are currently underway to address questions about microplastics. However, there still is a great deal of work to be done. Join guest presenter John Scott, Senior Chemist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, whose current research interests include microplastics, emerging contaminants in the environment and utilization of waste materials.