ecology

Join the Fermilab community in a volunteer lunch time clean up sponsored by the ABRI Credit Union this Thursday May 17, weather permitting. Transportation pick up from Wilson Hall ground floor east at 11:45 sharp. Cleaning gear and lunch provided . Please RSVP to Jeannette Olah at x3303 or olah@fnal.gov

Spring is here, and the wildlife on site are looking for burrows, sandy soils, nests and nesting material to create habitat to raise their young. As you drive, please be considerate of these birds, reptiles, amphibians and other animals as they move about the site and cross roadways to accomplish their mission.  

Fermilab has celebrated Arbor Day since 1969. This year’s event will take place May 10 from 11 am to 1 pm. A free hotdog lunch will be provided at the Arbor Day site. Come to the intersection of B Road and W. Batavia Rd, look for picnic tables and volunteers in the field to the west. Please bring a shovel, if you have one, and gloves. Wear sturdy shoes or boots. Note that the rain date, May 10, is in… More »

Please join us for the Earth Day Fair on Thursday, April 26, in the WH Atrium from 11:30 to 1.  This year’s fair will include live raptors from the Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab & Education group as well as a DIY solar panel workshop. Learn more about the exhibits and other Earth Day activities at http://eshq.fnal.gov/atwork/earth/.

March 21, 7:00 pm at the Kuhn Barn, Fermilab Village Everybody welcome. Come and hear about the habitat restoration and wildlife monitoring  we have done over the past year and our plans for the future. Featured  speaker Mr. Stephen Packard, formerly Director of Science and Stewardship for the Illinois Nature Conservancy (1983-1999) and Founding Director of Audubon Chicago Region (1999-2014). Stephen was a longtime friend of Dr. Betz who started the Fermilab prairie project.