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  2. Illinois Nature Preserves Commission

Sugar River Alder

Nature Preserve Area: 
1
County: 
Winnebago
Location and Access: 
On Sugar river 5 miles northwest of Shirland
Description: 
Wet and wet mesic floodplain forest, sedge meadow, dry mesic sand savanna, dry mesic upland forest, dry dolomite prairie and pond of the Winnebago Drift Section of the Northeastern Morainal Natural Division.

Ownership: 
Winnebago County Forest Preserve District
Dedicated: 
February 1994
Size: 
184.7 acres of nature preserve and 1.4 acres of nature preserve buffer
Topographic Quad: 
Durand
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, 5500 Northrock Dr., Rockford IL 61103 (815/877-6100)

1/2009 - R. Heidorn