iacdLogoThe Illinois Association of Conservation Districts conference is set for February 25-26, 2016 at the Starved Rock Lodge.

Staff will learn about current trends in conservation and get to network with other agencies. You can find out more and register online here.

Here’s a look at what’s planned:

  • Keynote Speaker: Randy Heirdorn, Director (retired) of the Illinois Nature Preserve Commission
  • Dinner Guest Speaker: Bill Kleiman, The Nature Conservancy Project Director at Nachusa Grasslands “Returning Bison”
  • Charismatic Megafauna (Bears, Cougars and Wolves) in Illinois
  • Advancing Monarch Butterfly Conservation
  • Effectively Using Social Media for Marketing
  • Friend-raising/fundraising for Your Organization
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Partnering with Other Organizations
  • Managing Invasive Species
  • Rare Species Monitoring
  • Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards for Outdoor Learning
  • Wetlands and Mitigation Banking



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Last Modified: October 28, 2015