Jul 2, 2022
  • Research
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Please join us for our second video in the Salamanders of Illinois video series where we sit down with Laura Adamovicz, Wildlife Veterinarian with the University of Illinois Wildlife Epidemiology Lab. Learn why it is so important to monitor the health of wildlife.

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Welcome to the May 2022 edition of the online magazine OutdoorIllinois Journal, featuring timely, seasonally based stories about the Prairie State’s wildlife resources, with an expansion of content to include a broader range of subjects—including endangered and threatened species and Illinois’ unique, high-quality habitats and the people working to preserve, protect and manage these resources.

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Jun 25, 2022
  • Research
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Did you know that there are 20 species of salamanders in Illinois? Learn more about Illinois’ most intriguing amphibians by listening in to our conversation with Herpetologist Andrew Kuhns.

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Jun 1, 2022
  • Wildlife
By Doug Brown

As bobcats continue to re-populate the more residential parts of the state, it is important to recognize the potential for encountering bobcats. Especially in the spring, when the instincts of a mother with young may result in a normally shy and reclusive bobcat alerting human visitors of its presence.

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