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Educational Resources for Illinois Mammals!

Bats and Rabies Brochure
Bats and You Brochure
Bat Finger Puppet Activity Sheet
Biodiversity of Illinois Searchable Index
Eagle/Otter Finger Puppet Activity Sheet
ENTICE Workshops Web Page
Feral Swine: A Threat To Illinois Brochure
Fur Hunting and Trapping Booklet
Fur Hunting and Trapping DVD
Gettin' Wild in Illinois: Canine Distemper Information Sheet
Gettin' Wild in Illinois: Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Information Sheet
Illinois Bats Poster
Illinois Furbearers Poster
Illinois Habitats are Homes Poster
Illinois Threatened and Endangered Species Poster
Illinois Wild Mammals Educational Resources Trunk
Illinois Wild Mammals Educational Resources Trunk Lessons
Illinois Wild Mammals Poster
Illinois Wild Mammals Unit Lessons
Inland Sand Areas Poster
Inland Sand Areas - Poster Guide
Kids for Conservation® Archive – October 2014, White-tailed Deer
Kids for Conservation® Archive – December 2014, Winter Residents
Kids for Conservation® Archive – February 2015, Animal Signs
Kids for Conservation® Archive – December 2015, Furbearers
Kids for Conservation® Archive – December 2016, Hibernation
Kids for Conservation® Archive – February 2017, Eastern Fox Squirrel
Kids for Conservation® Archive – October 2017, Raccoon
Kids for Conservation® Archive – November 2017, Eastern Cottontail
Kids for Conservation® Archive – February 2018, Virginia Opossum
Kids for Conservation® Archive – November 2018, Gray Fox
Kids for Conservation® Archive – November 2019, Adaptations: Color
Kids for Conservation® Archive – December 2019, Bobcat
Kids for Conservation® Archive – January 2020, Red Fox
Kids for Conservation® Archive – December 2020, American Beaver
Kids for Conservation® Archive – January 2021, Coyote
Kids for Conservation® Archive – November 2021, Striped Skunk
Kids for Conservation® Archive – February 2022, Wild Mammals of Illinois
Landscaping for Wildlife Booklet
Living with Wildlife Web Site
Mammal Sounds
Nuisance Raccoons in Urban Settings Information Sheet
Otter Coloring Sheet
Project Squirrel
Southern Illinois Oak/Hickory Forest Poster
Southern Illinois Oak/Hickory Forest - Poster Guide
Stop, Look and Listen! Brochure
The Bobcat in Illinois Booklet
Trapper Education Student Manual
Wild about Illinois Wild Mammals! Web page
Wood Projects for Illinois Wildlife Booklet

Information specific to Illinois bats can be found here!

Information specific to the white-tailed deer can be found here!

 Podcasts and SMARTBoard™ Lessons

American Beaver
Bobcat
Coyote
Eastern Cottontail
Eastern Fox Squirrel
Furbearers of Illinois
Furbearers of Illinois (captioned)
Gray Fox
Illinois Bats
Illinois Furbearers
Illinois Wild Mammal Homes (There is no audio on this podcast.)
Illinois Mammals
Raccoon
Raccoons Family
Red Fox
Striped Skunk
Virginia Opossum
What Am I? Mammal I
What Am I? Mammal II
What Am I? Mammal III
What Am I? Mammal IV
What Am I? Mammal V
Wild Mammals of Illinois

Podcasts specific to white-tailed deer can be found here!

A Year with Wildlife SMARTBoard™ Lessons 

 A Year with Wildlife (English and Spanish)

Find out what happens to wildlife during every month of the year with this 24-page activity book. The color-by-number pages will help students gain a realistic perspective on how these species actually appear. Targeted Grades: K-3. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 Creatures of the Night (English and Spanish)

Activity book has coloring pages which contain information and activities about nocturnal species. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 Illinois Mammals (English and Spanish)

Activity book contains coloring pages representing the different types of mammals found in Illinois. Student activities and information are also included. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 Illinois' State Symbols (English and Spanish)

Activity book contains coloring pages and facts about the state symbols. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 Wildlife Coloring Book

This activity book contains coloring pages of eight common wildlife species from our state.