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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior Department: Organizations

A guide for those in the School of Integrative Biology. After using this guide, students in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior will be able to locate resources that are needed for their field of study.

UIUC Groups & Associations

UIUC's Graduate Students in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (GEEB) serves to coordinate and unify the many graduate students conducting research in ecology and evolutionary biology at UIUC, including students interested in natural resources, wildlife management, modeling, conservation biology, and related fields. Activities include organizing an annual research symposium, facilitating weekly round table discussions for graduate students and faculty, coordinating workshops and career-building programs and providing a social network for students with similar interests.

Professional Groups & Associations

The Society of Systematic Biologists aims for the advancement of the science of systematic biology in all aspects with emphasis on areas of common interest to all systematic biologists regardless of individual specialization.


Society for the Study of Evolution aim to promote the study of organic evolution and the integration of the various fields of science concerned with evolution.

State Groups & Associations

The Alliance of the Great Lakes is a nonpartisan nonprofit working across the region to protect our most precious resource: the fresh, clean, and natural waters of the Great Lakes. 


The Champaign County Audubon Society promotes interest, enjoyment and understanding about all aspects of our natural environment. Special projects include habitat monitoring, educational kits, mini-grants, birdwalks, and more. 


Citizens for Conservation is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment that once covered northeastern Illinois. 


Clifftop is an organization dedicated to conserving natural environments in southeastern Illinois. Alongside volunteering, Clifftop produces a quarterly newsletter and research opportunities.


The Illinois Audubon Society offers many programs related to preserving and learning about nature, including a bird and butterfly sanctuary, bald eagle watch weekend, and a yearly gathering. 


The Illinois Native Plant Society promotes the study, appreciation, and conservation of the native flora and natural communities of Illinois; provides education to the general public as to the value of the native flora and its habitat; and produces publications that provide an outlet for such information, including but not limited to, the peer-reviewed journal of the INP and a quarterly newsletter.