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Edward O. Wilson: "Flora of the Chicago Region is magnificent — a major contribution to biodiversity studies. I'm very grateful for the copy you sent — and already going over it, with deep pleasure."

Link to Recent WBEZ Radio Interview:


Dr. Gerould Wilhelm and Mike MacDonald

talked about the new book Flora of the Chicago Region: A Floristic and Ecological Synthesis. The interview aired January 23, 2018

Dr. Gerould Wilhelm's New Research on Lichens:  Work on a new book—Lichens of the Chicago Region


Laura Rericha's Current Work:  Illustrated identification keys to the bees of the Chicago Region


Mary Marguerite Lowther's New Project: Botanical illustrations hand-colored for public art projects based on her work in Flora of the Chicago Region


2018 Field Seminars: Registration is open for "Woodlands of the Chicago Region" and "Wetlands of the Chicago Region"


New website feature: Dr. Wilhelm's "Field Notes"