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More information about salamanders is available from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The Illinois Natural History Survey studies salamander distributions and population levels and maintains a research collection of salamanders. The Division of Natural Resource Review and Coordination reviews development plans proposed by local and state governments and recommends measures to reduce or avoid adverse impacts to endangered and threatened species and their habitats. The Division also provides information about the distribution of endangered and threatened species in Illinois. The IDNR Educational Services Section sponsors Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic and provides educational materials for teachers on a variety of natural resource topics. Educators may borrow a wetland kit through the Education Section of the Illinois State Museum.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Division of Education
Educational Services Section
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1787
(217) 524-4126
Division of Natural Resource Review and Coordination
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1787
(217) 785-5500
Illinois Natural History Survey
607 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-6970
(217) 333-6880
Illinois State Museum
Spring and Edwards Streets
Springfield, IL 62706-5000
(217) 782-0061

Illinois Salamanders is the seventh in a series of educational posters focused on the flora, fauna, and habitats of Illinois, which includes Illinois Mussels, Illinois Frogs & Toads, Illinois Moths & Butterflies, Illinois Turtles, Illinois Snakes, and Illinois' Natural Divisions. Posters are distributed by the IDNR Division of Education, Educational Services Section, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1787. Telephone: (217) 524-4126. E-mail: dnr.teachkids@illinois.gov

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