Monday, March 5, 2012

Emiquon Science Symposium announced

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, in cooperation with The Nature Conservancy, Dickson Mounds Museum, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is sponsoring the fifth annual Emiquon Science Symposium to be held Thursday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown.

Scientists, students, and managers involved with restoration ecology, scientific investigations, and management at the Emiquon Complex and the LaGrange Reach of the Illinois River System will share their research through oral and poster presentations.

The day will conclude with a tour of the Emiquon Preserve, UIS Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon and a “Behind the Scenes” look at the Dickson Mounds Museum.

The symposium was featured in a March 5, 2012, article in the Canton Daily Ledger.

Read the article online