Browse Special Publications - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • Roat, Katie E.; Anderson, Lynn M.; Anderson, Lynn L. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,2003., 2003-10)
    The story of the fate of Thompson Lake is representative of many other bottomland lakes along the Illinois River and other large midwestern floodplains. The Thompson Lake story is unique, however, because of its centuries ...

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  • Havera, Stephen P. ([Champaign] :Illinois Natural History Survey,1999., 1999-11-30)
    Because of the high quality and abundance of its wetlands and deepwater habitats, Illinois hosted legions of waterfowl and other waterbirds. It is not surprising that a strong and colorful waterfowl tradition emerged in ...

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  • Suloway, Liane B.; Hubbell, Marvin E. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,1994., 1994-07)
    Wetlands once covered more than 8 million acres in Illinois, or 23% of the land (Havera 1985). As a result of human modification of the environment, an estimated 90% of these wetlands have been destroyed (Figure 1). Dramatic ...

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  • Jeffords, Michael R.; Hodgins, Audrey S.; Havera, Stephen P. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,[1992], 1992-09)
    Classroom teachers may elect to integrate these materials into an existing unit of the science curriculum or to create a new wetlands unit. Several of the activities can be incorporated into the language arts or social ...

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