Prairie Research Institute
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The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future
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.