Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

INHS Researchers are involved in all aspects of endangered species protection in Illinois; from locating populations, to understanding their life history, to creating and implementing Species Survival Plans, and monitoring the success of those actions.

 The INHS Biological Surveys and Assessment Program works with the Illinois Department of Transportation to minimize the effects of road building and maintenance on local plants and animals, specifically threatened and endangered species.

Examples of research with endangered and threatened species

White Nose Syndrome in bats

Endangered and Extirpated Mollusk Reintroduction Projects

Research on endangered Massasaugas at Carlyle Lake

Rare Plant Conservation

Illinois Natural History Survey

1816 South Oak Street, MC 652
Champaign, IL 61820

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