Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • Carter, J. Edward; Carter, Lucile Rogers (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1974-05)
    THE AMERICAN ELM was used more extensively than any other species as a shade tree in Illinois prior to 1940. It was especially valued for its rapid growth, majestic size, vase shape, and extensive shade. It was used ...

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  • Larimore, Richard L.; Phillippe, Loy R.; Ebinger, John E. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2008-06)
    The vascular flora of Middle Fork Woods Nature Preserve, Vermilion County, Illinois, was studied during the growing seasons of 1999–2002. A total of 376 species were found: 12 ferns, fern-allies, and gymnosperms; 99 monocots; ...

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  • Ebinger, John E.; Phillippe, Loy R.; Handel, William C.; Cunningham, Connie J.; McClain, William E.; Nyboer, Randy N.; Bittner, Todd (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2009-10)
    A few high-quality prairies still exist in the sand deposits of the Green River Lowlands. The most extensive remnants are in the Green River State Wildlife Area, Lee County, Illinois. Three upland prairie communities were ...

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  • Ebinger, John E.; Phillippe, Loy R.; Nyboer, Randy W.; McClain, William E.; Busemeyer, Daniel T.; Robertson, Kenneth R.; Levin, Geoffrey A. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2006-10)
    This study was undertaken to determine vascular plant species composition, vegetation structure, and floristic quality of the major plant communities in the windblown sand deposits of northwestern Illinois during the ...

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  • Sherff, E.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1913-08)
    With the rapid encroachment of city and town upon the outlying districts about Chicago, and the consequent despoilation of the native flora, it has seemed to the writer advisable to undertake a careful study of a certain ...

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  • Gates, Frank Caleb (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1912-03)
    During the university year of 1909-1910 at the University of Illinois, the results of the two previous summers' work on the area between Waukegan, Illinois, and Kenosha, Wisconsin, were presented in a bachelor's thesis, ...

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  • Gleason, H.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1910-10)
    In the rapid development of ecological and phytogeographical knowledge during the past few decades, the vegetation of sand deposits has been the subject of especially frequent and detailed study. At least three reasons may ...

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  • Hankinson, T.L. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1915-09)
    During August, 1910, a study was made of the biological conditions of a piece of prairie and a piece of woodland near Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, by Mr. Charles C. Adams, of the University of Illinois, who studied ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman; Paveglio, Fred, L. Jr.; Steffeck, Donald W. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1979-08)
    THE VALUE OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER valley for waterfowl lies in its bottomland lakes that flank the relatively narrow river channel between Spring Valley and Meredosia and between Pearl and Grafton. These lakes originated ...

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  • Shelford, Victor Ernest, 1877- (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1918-09)
    We are at war with a powerful and well-organized nation which has planned and saved with war in view. In our belated endeavor to conserve existing resources and to develop new and latent ones new problems are constantly ...

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  • Carter, Cedric (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1945-08)
    THE investigation of wetwood reported in this paper is the outgrowth of studies of an unusual wilt observed on a large number of American elms in the Village of Hinsdale, Illinois, in July and August, 1939. As studies ...

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  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred, 1844-1930 (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1917-06)
    The order Odonata includes all insects known as dragon-flies in the broad sense of the term. The adults are characterized by the possession of four membranous, net-veined wings which are of nearly equal size. The mouth-parts ...

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