Thursday, August 13, 2009

UIS Emiquon Field Station display and more at the Illinois State Fair

WHAT: The UIS Emiquon Field Station will have a display at the Governor’s Innovation Tent

WHEN: August 14th through August 23rd from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(Illinois County Fair Queen Morgan Metz, Governor Pat Quinn, and Emiquon advisory board member Michael Purnell - photo by Jeremy Wilburn)

WHERE: The Governor’s Innovation Tent is located near the intersection of Main Street and Brian Raney Avenue. (Come in Gate One, go straight, and the tent is on the right just pass Ethnic Village. There is a Governor’s Tent and a Governor’s Innovation Tent.)

ADDITIONAL INFO: The UIS display will contain information on the Emiquon Field Station and The Nature Conservancy. There will be a BioBingo game for kids, erosion/wetland demonstration, computer presentations and more. For additional information, contact Keith Miller at 217-206-7327 or To learn more about Emiquon, visit

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