Wild Things is for volunteers, professionals and anyone interested in local nature.
This day-long conference brings together the region’s best experts, professionals, dedicated volunteers, and all those who care about nature. Presentations and workshops will explore the latest in natural areas conservation and advocacy, wildlife protection, and monitoring. The conference is for everyone from newcomers to experts. It showcases Chicago area places from backyards to refuges. There is special focus on empowering citizen scientists, stewards, and advocates with information, networking, and good ideas.
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago
*Walk-in registration might be available*
Barrington Area Conservation Trust invites Dr. Gehrt to speak. Time and date TBD (anticipated May 2015).
"The International Urban Wildlife Conference will focus on disseminating the latest research and information on the ecology and management of urban wildlife, reducing human-wildlife conflict, planning wildlife-friendly cities, and strategies for effective outreach and education. Conference proceedings will include contributions from" (and is designed for) "leading researchers, practitioners, and students from the United States and around the world."