Find information about all of the INHS research programs, including: medical entomology, biodiversity, invasive species, human interactions, aquatic ecosystems, partnership programs, INHS field stations, principal investigators & labs.
The INHS has all types of educational materials for adults, children and the classroom. We even have a mobile science center! Find out about all the materials and programs we have available, as well as about upcoming activities and speakers.
Enter here to learn about the more than nine million specimens housed in ten separate collections at the Illinois Natural History Survey. Discover the rich history of these collections along with field guides, species lists, databases, images, distribution maps and more.
Search here to learn out about the vast biological collection of species found in Illinois. Find field guides, species lists, photographs, distribution maps and more on everything from amphibians, to birds, to fish, to insects, to plants and wetlands.
Have a question you’d like to ask an expert? Looking for educational resources or funding opportunities? The INHS has resource opportunities listed here.
Since 1858, the Illinois Natural History Survey has been the guardian and recorder of the biological resources of Illinois.