Illinois Youth Conservation Congress Rescheduled

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The second annual Youth Conservation Congress scheduled for May 15, 2011 at the Brookfield Zoo has been postponed. An exact date has not been set but the event will be rescheduled for the fall.

At the second annual Youth Conservation Congress, participants can take part in panel discussions, learn about various intern opportunities, update the group on their organization’s conservation activities and network with other environmental stewards. Students will also have the opportunity to serve on the first Statewide Youth Conservation Congress Committee, which is designed to provide a voice on conservation matters from the youth perspective.