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Pembroke Savanna

Nature Preserve Area: 
3
County: 
Kankakee
Location and Access: 
From the intersection of Rt. 17 and Rt. 1, go south on Rt. 1 for approximately 4 miles; turn east on 4000S Rd.  Go 5 miles, and turn north on 12000E Rd.  The preserve entrance is approximately 1/2 mile north of 4000S, on the west side of the road.  There is space for 1 or 2 vehicles by the cabled driveway.

Description: 
Pembroke Savanna is a high quality dry sand savanna which harbors numerous uncommon flora and fauna. It is currently considered the best example of dry sand savanna in all of Illinois. Additionally, this site is part of a high quality, large-scale ecosystem of national significance.

Ownership: 
The Nature Conservancy
Dedicated: 
8/25/2005, 5/26/2006
Size: 
85.7 acres

Topographic Quad: 
St. Anne
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
The Nature Conservancy
8 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603,

TELEPHONE: 312- 580-2100