The UI WILD (Wildlife Instruction and Leadership Development) department passionately provides programs that awaken awareness, nurture appreciation, and inspire action for all things Wild in our students and program participants.  

Falconer holds turkey vulture on glove

Iowa Raptor Project

Connect to conservation and learn about the care and preservation of birds of prey.

Instructor places a docile chickadee in a student's hand during banding

Iowa Wildlife Camps

Iowa Wildlife Camps offer hands-on experiences to excite and kindle a love for nature.

Young teacher holds frog for elementary students to see

School of the Wild

Take your student teaching outside of the classroom and teach middle school students across the state of Iowa.

Contact Us

Contact UI WILD at or 319-467-3287