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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Illinois Natural History Survey

Address: 607 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Region: Midwest

Phone: (217) 244-7481
Fax: (217) 333-4949

Organization Structure: State Agency
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Plant Research Center

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Wildflower or native habitat display on property
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Conducts research
  • Publish research
  • Provide educational programming
  • Open to the public
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.

Native Plant Focus: Conservation biology and in situ conservation of Midwestern plants and animals; restoration of Midwestern plant and animal communities.

Publications: INHS Reports (semimonthly); INHS Bulletin, INHS Biological Notes, Special Publications - all irregularly

Description: INHS conducts research on the flora and fauna of IL and the Midwest. Our botanical research is mainly systematic and ecological. We also maintain biological collections. Our herbarium contains over 199,000 plant and over 60,000 fungus specimens.

Last Update: 2003-12-11
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