Wild Things 2009: Conference Resources
Saturday, February 7, 2009
University of Illinois at Chicago
Below are links and materials from some of the conference presenters.
Resources from 10:00–10:45am Sessions
|D1||Learning to Bird by Ear: Recognizing and Identifying Birds by Their Vocalizations - Geoffrey A. Williamson
See Birding_By_Ear_sample_slides_Williamson.pdf and birding_by_ear_handout_Williamson.pdf.
|F1||Citizen Science: Tracking Nature in Chicago Wilderness - Karen Glennemeier and Susanne Masi
See POC info sheet.pdf.
|J1||Recruiting Church Groups and Other Faith-based Organizations as Volunteers in Natural Areas - Jack Speer and Monica Drane
See M wild things notes.doc and Workshop WILD THINGS Jack Speer.doc.
|K1||Twenty-eight Years of Restoration and Monitoring at Somme Prairie Grove - Stephen Packard
See Data Trends SPG.doc.
Resources from 11:00–11:45am Sessions
|A2||Restoring Sustainability to Human Landscapes - Judy Speer
See wild things presentation 2009 handout.doc and WILD THINGS CONFERENCE 2009 PRESENTATION.doc.
|D2||100 Years of Changing Bird Communities in Illinois - Jeff Walk
See Walk et al.ppt.
|F2||Oak and Fire: Past, current and future trends of oak in the eastern United States - Gregory Nowacki
See AbramsNowacki Holocene.pdf and s9-02-08.pdf.
|J2||Reaching the Community through Organization of Festivals, Events, and Lectures - Becky Hartman and Jane Balaban
|K2||Simplifying the technique of digital photography - Charles Peterson
See Wild Things Conference.doc, ILbnl0406chp2712card-Edit.jpg and ILgwtrail0506chp2336.JPG.
Resources from 1:15–2:00pm Sessions
|A3||Economics and the environment: Opportunities for conservation finance and constituency building - Ken Bagstad
|B3||Art & Nature: An Intersection Worth Visiting - Andrea Harris
See Art & Nature.pdf.
|C3||When your closest neighbor isn’t human—learning to co-exist with backyard wildlife - Beth Flitz
|E3||Site-based Restoration Planning and Prioritization - Steve Flexman and Conrad Fialkowski
|J3||People’s Changing Relationship with Nature - Dr. Oliver Pergams
See PergamsWildThings2009.wmf. (See also www.videophilia.org.)
Resources from 2:15–2:45pm Sessions
|M4||Oak Keepers of Project Quercus Survey Private Woodlots - Gregory T. Rajsky and Lisa Haderlein
Resources from 3:00–3:30pm Sessions
|J5||Reaching the Community by Engaging Schools, Community Leaders, and Corporations - Kent and Jerry Fuller, Roger Keller, Patricia Hayes, Emily Kenny and Michelle O'Connor
|M5||Evaluation of an Oak Woodland Restoration at Deer Grove Forest Preserve - Pete Jackson
See wild things 2009 jackson_compressed.pdf.
Resources from 3:45–4:30pm Sessions
|C6||Conservation @Home—Helping homeowners build eco-friendly yards that benefit people, water and wildlife! - Jim Kleinwachter
See BIO.doc, House--coneflowers.JPG, and Klein1.jpg.
|F6||Singing Insects - Carl A. Strang
|G6||One Size Does Not Fit All: Conservation Challenges Related to Amphibian and Reptile Life Histories - Mike Redmer|
|J6||Using Technology in Community Conservation Projects - Emily Kenny and Michelle O'Connor
See WildThings 09-Tech.pptx.
|L6||Restoring Prairies and Managing Stormwater and Local Waterways with Environmental Stewardship Vision: The MWRD Leading By Example - Dr. Lakhwinder S. Hundal and Dr. Sam Dennison
See Microsoft Word - Wildones-Handout.pdf.