Restoration and Wildlife

Schedule and Location

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$55.00 member
$65.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Identify and apply short and long term restoration activities to enhance wildlife habitat. Learn to identify wildlife habitats in natural areas, describe how wildlife impacts the ecosystem, and how management and restoration could impact wildlife. Using case studies, you will look at how the biology & ecology of the plants, animals affects restoration planning for different sites and discuss how to create monitoring plans to assess effectiveness of restoration.

Course number



Brad Semel, heritage biologist, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Course Details

  • Notes: Held indoors and outdoors.  Please dress for the weather, with long sleeves and long pants/sturdy footwear. Limit 20
  • Supplies: Please bring a water bottle and materials for writing in the field. We will take a one hour lunch break - please bring a sack lunch and a beverage.

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Restoration and Wildlife