Land Snails of Southern Illinois


To educate others of all ages about the importance of land snails, I have offered presentations on the biology, ecology, conservation and research aspects of these fascinating organisms.

Snails from the Heartland at Insect Awareness and Appreciation Day
Photo by Karen Frailey

Recent presentation venues include:

  • March 9, 2008 - Chicago Shell Club
  • February 14, 2008 - Shawnee Sierra Club, Illinois
  • August 25, 2007 - Insect Appreciation and Awareness Day, Shawnee Audubon Society, Illinois
  • July 16, 2007 (academic version) - World Congress of Malacology conference, Antwerp, Belgium
  • June 23, 2007 - Giant City State Park, Makanda, Illinois
  • April 27, 2007 - Southern Illinois Audubon Society

Page last updated: Saturday, January 31, 2009

Site content, images and website development by Marla L. Coppolino. Please cite as:
Coppolino, M.L. 2009. Land Snails of Southern Illinois. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA. accessed on [today's date].

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