2017 Wild Things Conference



Save the date for the next Wild Things conference!
Saturday, February 18, 2017 | University of Illinois Chicago Forum

Join us for the seventh biennial Wild Things Conference – bringing together volunteers, researchers, and nature enthusiasts from across the Chicago region. This year we will gather at the UIC Forum for an inspiring day of presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities designed for the conservation community.

The 2017 Wild Things Conference is now soliciting proposals for presentations! We welcome all presentation submissions that will inform the work of local conservationists. Click here to submit your proposal

Please encourage inspiring people and great presenters to submit proposals that highlight their conservation successes, innovations, and ideas. All presentation proposals must be submitted by October 5, 2016.

Registration for the Wild Things Conference will open November 15, 2016. To receive updates and reminders about the Wild Things Conference, subscribe to our mailing list.

Wondering about the latest efforts to save the rusty-patched bumblebee? Curious to hear about the Kankakee mallow’s triumphant comeback on Langham Island? The Wild Things 2017 conference is the place to be for the latest updates on these and other regional conservation issues.

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