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  2. Illinois Nature Preserves Commission

Messenger Woods

Nature Preserve Area: 
3
County: 
Will
Location and Access: 
3.5 miles north of New Lenox

Description: 
Dry-mesic upland forest and mesic upland forest of the Morainal Section of the Northeastern Morainal Natural Division.

Ownership: 
Forest Preserve District of Will County and Anthony and Mary Pragovich
Dedicated: 
December 1994
Size: 
381.371 acres with buffer


Topographic Quad: 
Mokena
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Forest Preserve District of Will County, 22606 S. Cherry Hill Rd., Joliet IL 60433 (815/727-8700)