Prairie Research Institute

Collecting specimens in Boneyard Creek



The Prairie Research Institute benefits the people, economy, and environment of Illinois, delivering impact to every corner of the state. Their staff applies scientific knowledge and data in geology, ecology and biodiversity, archaeology, water, weather and climate, pollution prevention, hazardous waste management, and sustainable energy to develop sustainable energy solutions, keep drinking water safe, identify geologic and mineral resources used by industry, provide critical weather and climate data to the agriculture industry, and more.

Contact Details

Prairie Research Institute
615 E. Peabody Drive, MC-650
Champaign, IL 61820