Past Meetings

August 6th, 2022

Our members took a walk in the Arboretum on campus knowing about the local ecology and wildlife.

 

July 23rd, 2022

 

Our members went to SAW to do INaturalist Tree Catalog Brunch last Saturday. Here are some species we have documented.

 

July 16th, 2022

 

Our members went to SAW to remove tulip trees and discovered many cute species there!   Photographs were taken by Red Bison Membership Director Chengxu (Gary) Liu.

 

July 9th, 2022

Red Bison members went down to Homer Lake Prairie Restoration field, cutting down many aggressive autumn olives. It was a hot day, but everyone did a great job!!!

February 26th, 2022

Cutting honeysuckle!


October 9th, 2021

Red Bison members worked together on this day to collect tons of native prairie seeds that were ready for harvest all throughout the prairie in between the Red Bison work shed and the Pollinatarium. We collected species such as Indian Grass, Big Bluestem, Bottlebrush, Compass Plant, and more!


October 2nd, 2021

Entomologist Jake Dixon found and identified various insect species throughout the South Arboretum Woods, teaching Red Bison members about their ecology along the way. Photographs were taken by Red Bison member Connor Ross.


September 18th, 2021

For this week’s meeting, Colin Dobson found and identified many common bird species throughout the South Arboretum Woods and taught Red Bison members about their ecology. Photographs were taken by Red Bison member Connor Ross.

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

Red Bison participated in UIUC’s Quad Day. We showcased some of the fantastic work we’ve done over the last year, and introduced lots of new members to the club! Check out our posters here: Prescribed Burns Poster & South Arboretum Woods Poster


Summer 2021

Red Bison members helped clear an area of plant debris next to the Red Bison Work Shed at the South Arboretum Woods in order to establish a fire pit in the future for social events.