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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

prairie plan : final environmental impact statement

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Published by U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service in Wilmington, IL (30071 S. State Route 53, Wilmington 60481) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Joliet.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Illinois -- Planning.,
    • Land use -- Illinois -- Planning.,
    • Landscape protection -- Illinois -- Joliet.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- Illinois -- Joliet.,
    • Grasslands -- Illinois -- Management.,
    • Agricultural conservation.,
    • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie (Ill.) -- Management.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPrairie plan, Record of decision :
      StatementUnited States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.
      ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.I3 M54 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3625123M
      LC Control Number2002410020
      OCLC/WorldCa49752081

      Old Joliet Prison - Joliet.


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This U.S. Forest Service Facebook /5(39). Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is a protected area at the former Joliet ammunition plant. The forest service and partners are working to restore the tallgrass prairie environment here. Additionally, a herd of bison were introduced in The main herd was really far /5(59).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hunting on the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Wilmington, IL (P.O. Wilmington ): The Prairie, [?]. U.S. Forest Service - Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Wilmington, Illinois.

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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Wilmington, Illinois (located just down the road from the Gemini Giant Muffler Man) is the only federal tallgrass prairie preserve east of the Mississippi River.

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Learn about restoration efforts at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Reserve. Photo @copy; Leah Anderson courtesy of the U.S.

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