Amphibians and reptiles are fascinating creatures! The Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Education has developed an educational tool to help you learn about and observe these animals in their natural environment. Illinois’ Amphibians and Reptiles Field Packs are available for loan statewide. Teachers, homeschooling educators, scout and youth group leaders, day care center staff and families are among the variety of people who can successfully use this resource.
Binoculars, magnifying glasses, field guides, observation equipment, a headlamp, frog call recordings, field trip tips and many other hands-on items are included in the pack. For the complete content list, click here.
NOTE: In order to view this map, you must have Google Earth installed on your computer. To obtain the free download, visit http://www.google.com/earth/index.html.