November 2021

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources
November 2021
Nov 23, 2021
  • Research
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Curious about goose banding? Randy Smith from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources joins us for a Q&A on Canadian geese banding efforts. Listen in to learn more.

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Nov 22, 2021
  • Research
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Interested in participating in bird banding efforts? Randy Smith from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources joins us for a Q&A on bird banding. Listen in to discover how to get involved.

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Nov 1, 2021
  • Recreation
By Ed V.

Somehow hunting missed the author’s generation in his family. Curious in learning more about hunting, the author shares his experience as a participant in the Illinois Learn to Hunt program, and his time as a new hunter.

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Nov 1, 2021
  • Recreation
By Dan Stephens

The Illinois Learn to Hunt program is working to bolster participation in hunting by providing comprehensive, hands-on educational experiences for adults interested in learning why, how and where to hunt wild game in Illinois.

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Nov 1, 2021
  • People
By Jessica Mohlman, Brooke Prater, Catherine Nguyen, Dr. John Crawford

The calls of the bird-voiced treefrog may perk up any birder’s ears. Those familiar with the species know that it is not a feathered friend making those rapid bird-like whistles, but instead is a small, understudied state-threatened amphibian.

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A photo of Ann Holtrop
A message from Chief Ann Holtrop

Welcome to the November 2021 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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September 2021
Sep 17, 2021
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Learn about the Illinois-threatened regal fritillary, a butterfly currently under consideration the the USFWS as a federally list species, in a question and answer session conducted by the Living with Wildlife Illinois team.

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Sep 10, 2021
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Learn about one of the rarest owls in Illinois, the common barn owl in an question and answer session conducted by the Living with Wildlife Illinois team.

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