Wetlands in Nature

Date: Monday, June 11 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Mennonite Church of Normal (map and directions)


What is is wetland?  Well, how a wetland is defined can depend on the agency involved! In this program, Vernon LaGesse will discuss at the history of wetlands in Illinois and also a few current wetland restoration projects in the state.

Presenter Bio:

Vernon LaGesse has been conducting stewardship and restoration work for 30 years.  He is founder and Executive Director of a local not-for-profit land trust The Friends of Sangamon Valley in Springfield, IL.  His current work mostly involves organizing all stewardship activities for the organization.  These activities include workdays at various nature preserves and developing restoration plans for various nature preserves. 


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