IDNR enlists the help of Southern Illinois University researchers to study how bobwhite populations respond to active quail management and grassland restoration.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Wild Turkey Project Manager Luke Garver provides insights into the hunting forecasts for the 2019-2020 wild turkey (fall gun, archery and spring seasons) and squirrel seasons.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Wildlife Program Manager Dan Skinner provides insights into the hunting forecasts for the 2019–2020 white-tailed deer hunting season.
From eating habits to bank dens, the author discusses North America’s largest rodent, the beaver, and their vital role in Illinois’ river ecology.
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.
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.