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The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future

SpeakerJohn White Principal, Ecological Services Former Chief Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy
Time 4:00 pm  
Location Beckman Institute University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 405 N. Mathews, Urbana
Cost <p>Free and open to the public</p>
Sponsor Prairie Research Institute
Contact Angie Wisehart
Phone 217/333-5111
Event type Lecture
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People have had a close relationship with the Illinois prairie for thousands of years. Human activities helped shape the prairie, and the prairie shaped people''s lives. Join us for compelling stories about people who lived on the prairie, who studied it, and who worked to protect it. Explore how the University of Illinois and the Illinois prairie can together address some of today''s biggest environmental challenges.

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