Illinois Natural Resources Department prepares for upcoming Monarch Butterfly Summit
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources manages, conserves, preserves and protects Illinois’ natural, recreational and cultural resources. Promotes the education, science and public safety of Illinois’ natural resources for present and future generations.
Here is the meeting agenda as provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources:
Illinois Monarch Butterfly Summit
September 9, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
- Build shared understanding of existing and needed Monarch?related activities around the state.
- Begin to establish a collective voice and hub for Monarch conservation in the state of Illinois.
- Develop the foundations forsector?specific action plans, including establishing next steps for ongoing ‘Task force’ coordination and communication after the event.
9:30 Registration, Coffee,Networking
10:00 Welcome: Opening Remarksfrom event organizers
10:30 Mapping the Territory: Existing Illinois Monarch Projects, New Opportunities
What’s happening already? Where are the synergies? Gaps? New opportunities?
12:45 Designing Our Work: Task Force Breakouts:
Urban, Ag, Right of Way, Natural Lands, Education/Outreach
2:45 Break out Group Reflections & Integrating across Sectors
3:45 Next Steps & Close
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