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August 25, 2015 - Habitat Helpers! and Developing a Schoolyard Wildlife Habitat Area
Kids for Conservation(R)! Youth in Illinois, send us your digital images, stories, poems and artwork. Click here for details. The August edition features "Habitat Helpers!." The September topic is "The Mourning Dove."
Habitat Helpers! is the theme for Conservation World at the 2015 Illinois State Fair. Visit us to learn what you can do to help wildlife. Did you receive a packet of native plant seeds in the IDNR Division of Education's tent? If so, click here for the planting instructions. Conservation World will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily from August 14-23, 2015.
Monarch Mania! Learn about monarch butterflies and what you can do to help them. Watch the video podcasts. Let's plant milkweeds for monarchs!
Monarch Mania! Click here to access planting instructions for milkweed seeds.
Wildlife in the Classroom has been revised! Access the new version here.
Register now for ENTICE educator workshops! Professional Development Hours are available at ENTICE workshops.
Download the Project Squirrel mobile phone app from either iTunes or the Google Play Store and start participating in this citizen scientist project today!
Lessons based on the Next Generation Science Standards are being developed and posted for your use.
Borrow our resources trunks and field packs for your classroom, scouting program or other youth-group activity.
Learn about the materials and programs of the IDNR Division of Education from this video podcast.
The Field Trip Tips page provides a wealth of information to help you prepare for an outdoor field trip with your students.
Join us on Facebook for more information and resources. Go to www.facebook.com and search for "Illinois Department of Natural Resources Division of Education."