Tuesday, April 29, 2008

UIS' new Emiquon Field Station opens

UIS has opened its new state-of-the-art field station at the Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve, on the Illinois River near Havana.

State Journal-Register reporter Chris Young attended the ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Friday, April 25, and spoke to station director Michael Lemke as well as to officials from Dickson Mounds Museum and the Illinois chapter of the Nature Conservancy. UIS, Dickson Mounds, and the Nature Conservancy are partners in the project, which will provide learning opportunities not only to students and scientists, but to the general public.

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