Illinois State University

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Illinois State University


The John Wesley Powell and Dale Birkenholz natural history collections consists of approximately 6000 birds and mammals from the Midwest and around the world. It is housed in the School of Biological Sciences and includes study skins, skels, frozen tissues, and stomach contents.

Administrative contact
Gretchen Knapp
Collections Manager
Technical contact
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
+01 785 864 4681


Illinois State University United States

Endorsed by

U.S. Geological Survey

Other Contacts

Technical contact
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley +01 510 642 5409
Technical contact
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
+01 510 643 1620

Georeferenced data


The map shows georeferenced data for all datasets published. 80% of all data is georeferenced.

Published datasets

  • ISU Mammals Occurrence dataset. Updated Jul 29, 2015. 1,157 records (865 georeferenced)
  • ISU Birds Occurrence dataset. Updated Jul 29, 2015. 3,253 records (2,524 georeferenced)