Job opportunities available through the Illinois Natural History Survey can be found here- listings are updated as needed... Read more
Diseases in Reptile Populations
INHS researchers collaborate to devise a method to detect deadly fungus in endangered snake populations.Read More -- Watch a video
Color Pattern Species
Though most people have never heard them, Collembola (a.k.a. springtails), are the second most abundant arthropods on the planet. Read more
White Nose Syndrome
A multidisciplinary research team led by the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) is studying White Nose Syndrome... Read more
To provide for research on disease vectors associated with used and waste tires, and the diseases they spread... Read More
INHS Center for Annelida Resources
INHS Oligochaetologist Mark J. Wetzel and John W. Reynolds (Oligochaetology Lab, Ontario) recently launched a new website Nomenclatura Oligochaetologica Editio Secunda – a catalogue of names, descriptions, and type specimens of the Oligochaeta.
Aerial waterfowl inventories
Aerial inventories of waterfowl abundance, species composition, and distribution have been conducted throughout Illinois during fall, winter, and spring migrations since 1948.
Since 1858, the Illinois Natural History Survey has been the guardian and recorder of the biological resources of Illinois.