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Division of Education 2024 State Fair

The theme the IDNR Division of Education chose for the 2024 Illinois State Fair was Illinois Endangered and Threatened Species. On this page and through various links, you will find the information presented in the tent during the fair.

Highlighted Species

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) [state and federally endangered]
      rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) [state and federally endangered]

orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus) [state and federally endangered]