Illinois Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society 2023

The Illinois Chapter had held two-day programs and annual meetings each year since 1965. The programs at these meetings have covered a wide variety of topics of interest to Illinois wildlife professionals. The Chapter has reviewed and commented on numerous environmental issues and legislative proposals related to wildlife and the environment in Illinois.

A mini-symposium about applications of drones will occur at the annual meeting on Tuesday morning (18 April 2023):

  • Yun Zhao (UIS) Habitat mapping
  • Scott Beckerman (USDA-APHIS) Wildlife Damage Management
  • Ryan Cruz (Wildlifedrones) Radiotelemetry

Event Details:

When: April 16-18, 2023

Where: Champaign, Illinois

Presentation: Innovative aerial radio-tracking technology

Register: Illinois Chapter of the Wildlife Society

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