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Illinois DNR 19h
Last chance to get your bids in for the silent auction of confiscated deer mounts at Conservation World . Bid at the Law Enforcement Tent until bidding closes at 7:00 tonight!
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IllinoisStateMuseum 22h
This week at ISM: Brown Bag: Bison, 8/21, 12 p, (RCC) Walk & Talk Tour, 8/23, 2p Museum After Hours: 80s & 90s Night, 8/23, 5-8p (ticketed) More info:
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Illinois DNR Aug 18
Final day of the 2019 Illinois State Fair. Come and see us at Conservation World! Open 10am-7pm.
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Illinois DNR Aug 18
It is the final day of the 2019 Illinois State Fair. Join us at Conservation World and paddle around the pond in a free Voyageur canoe ride between 10a-6pm.
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IllinoisStateMuseum Aug 17
There's many insects out there that look like bees, but only one Honey Bee! Can you identify the honey bee mixed in with wasps and flies, including some that mimic bees?
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Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton Aug 17
Many thanks to Director Colleen Callahan for the tour of to see what the the Illinois Department of Natural Resources does every day to build appreciation for our state’s natural resources!
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Illinois DNR Aug 17
The Brat Pack is performing a free concert at Conservation World this afternoon from 3:00-6:00pm. Stop by and enjoy the show!
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Illinois DNR Aug 16
It’s a great day for a canoe ride at Conservation World! Join us for free Voyageur canoe rides today, Saturday and Sunday on this final weekend of the Illinois State Fair.
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IllinoisStateMuseum Aug 16
If you are at the this weekend, check out out our Ice Age fossil dig activity.
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Illinois DNR Aug 15
Visitors to Conservation World at the Illinois State Fair are reminded to “Be a Hero” and not spread invasive plants or aquatic life from one body of water to another.
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Illinois DNR Aug 15
Beautiful Thursday morning at Conservation World . Open 10a-7p each day through Sunday.
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Illinois DNR Aug 15
Welcome Caryn, Nathan and WAND TV with morning news segments live today from the Law Enforcement Tent at Conservation World with Sgt. Stuart Fraser.
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IllinoisStateMuseum Aug 13
Object of the Week: Fluorite, the state mineral of Illinois, is naturally colorless. The many colors it displays are due to impurities introduced when the crystals formed. Fluorite usually forms cube-shaped crystals. This cool green sample is from England.
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Illinois DNR Aug 13
The beauty of Conservation World . Come and see it in person through Sunday (8/18) from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (Thanks to Chris Young for the images)
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Illinois DNR Aug 13
Pollinator habitat really does work. See for yourself at Conservation World
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Illinois DNR Aug 13
Nice catches by two young anglers at the Conservation World pond adjacent to the Fisheries Tent . Gage Gedaminski from Champaign Co. with a channel cat; Andrew Todd of Foosland with an albino channel catfish. Join us at Conservation World through Sunday!
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Illinois DNR Aug 13
16 local projects to develop or improve bike trails are receiving funding support through the Illinois Bicycle Path Grant Program.
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IllinoisStateMuseum Aug 12
Mapleleaf mussels are widespread &common in the Midwest. They have a distinctive shell with two rows of tubercles (bumps) bordering a shallow groove. The Flathead catfish is the only known larval host. They grow to 4 inches.
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Illinois DNR Aug 12
A good event and some great opportunities to improve your deer hunting experience with FREE hands-on deer hunting workshops from Illinois Learn to Hunt. Get more info and register online:
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Ready Illinois Aug 12
EXTREME HEAT: Heat index values of 105 and higher are expected this afternoon and early evening. ☀️ Avoid strenuous outdoor activities, if possible ☀️Wear light weight and light colored clothing ☀️Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated
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