Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Emiquon science lecture set Sunday at Field Station

The next installment of the Emiquon Partners Science Lecture Series will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13. This presentation is titled "Not Just Pretty Flowers: Restoration in the Age of Global Change."

Amy McEuen is an associate professor in the Biology Department at University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) where she teaches courses in ecology, environmental biology, and statistics.

She holds a PhD in terrestrial ecology and a master of science degree in wildlife ecology from the University of Michigan. Her expertise is in conservation biology, focusing on plant communities. She and her students have been studying the tallgrass prairie restoration that began at Emiquon in 2007.

The event was featured in an May 9, 2012, edition of  the Canton Daily Ledger.

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