Selected Past Events and Speakers

Illinois Birds: A Century of Change" with Dr. Jeff Walk
Thursday, February 9, 2012

Slide Show and Talk with Tom Ulrich, Nature Photographer”
Monday, February 27, 2012

Dr. Stanley A. Temple, Senior Fellow at the Aldo Leopold Foundation,
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

"Protecting Illinois Wilderness: New Horizons"
Tuesday September 29
Terri Treacy, Conservation Field Representative with the Sierra Club Illinois Chapter.

"Aeroecology of Flying Animals Encountering Wind Turbines"
Tuesday, March 31
Dr. Ron Larkin,  Illinois Natural History Survey and the Center for Wildlife Ecology at the University of Illinois.

"Alaska Conservation Issues"
Thursday, March 12
Lauren Hierl, the Alaska Policy Associate for the National Audubon Society

“NatureScaping”
Thursday, February 19
Angela Smith, Director of the Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove

"Nature Photography"
Monday, March 9
Tom Ulrich, renowned nature photographer

The Heat is On WEEK
Feb 2-6, 2009
Blackout Monday, Take-No-Tray (TNT) Tuesday, Water Wednesday, Hot Thursday

The Area de Conservacion Guanacaste: Inventing New Modes of  Conservation, Research, and Education in a Costa Rican Wildland
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Dr. Jeff Klemens, Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota and IWU alumnus

Putting Lipstick on a Corpse: Appalachia and the local costs of U.S. energy policy
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Johanna Haas, Assistant Professor of Geography and Geology,  Illinois State University

Climate Tipping Points:  The Threat to the Planet
February 19, 2008
Dr. James Hansen, Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Slide show and talk by Tom Ulrich on his Nature Photography
Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Focus the Nation: A Day of Teach-in on Global Climate Change
Thursday, January 3, 2008

The Future of Utah's Red Rock Wilderness
April 19, 2007
Clayton Daughenbaugh, Southern Utah Wilderness

"Leopold's Legacy and the Conservation Crises in Today's Political Climate
"March 13, 2006
Wellington Buddy Hufacker, Executive Director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation

"Cougars in the Midwest"
February 16, 2006
Dr. Clay Neilsen, Southern Illinois University

"Treating Sewage: Science, Technology and Labor in an Industrial Ecosystem: 1914 to Present"
February 3, 2006
Dr. Daniel Schnieder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"The Age of Nuclear Terrorism"
October 7, 2004
Dr. Helen Caldicott

Johannesburg World Summit Discussion
April 8, 2003
Michael Dorsey, National Director of the Sierra Club