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Aug 1, 2019
  • Research
  • Wildlife
Bobwhites Hanging on in Southern Illinois
By Caleb S. Crawford, Michael W. Eichholz

IDNR enlists the help of Southern Illinois University researchers to study how bobwhite populations respond to active quail management and grassland restoration.

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Aug 1, 2019
  • Research
  • Wildlife
The Fascinating Story of Squirrels and Acorns
By Tom Simpson

An observation on squirrel nut-burying behavior inspires Thomas B. Simpson, Ph.D. to conduct experiments that offer insight into the germination of oak seedlings.

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May 1, 2019
  • Research
Wildlife Research News
By Kathy Andrews Wright

This series summarizes some of the latest wildlife research taking place relative to wildlife occurring in Illinois.

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May 1, 2019
  • Research
Quad Tag: Tagging of Quadruplet Fawns
By Charles Nixon

In May of 1993 while studying deer ecology in northern Illinois, the author had the rare opportunity of finding, and ultimately tagging, four fawns lying quietly in a circle, almost like petals on a rose.

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Feb 1, 2019
  • People
  • Research
Researcher Profile: Dr. Nohra Mateus-Pinilla
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Through her research, Veterinary Epidemiologist Dr. Nohra Mateus-Pinilla works to understand the mechanisms of disease spread in herds and ecosystems, search for intervention strategies, and minimize negative effects of infectious diseases on populations.

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A message from Director Chris Young

Welcome to the August 1, 2019 edition of the online magazine OutdoorIllinois Wildlife Journal, featuring timely, seasonally based stories about the Prairie State’s wildlife resources.

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