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Upper Des Plaines River Corridor


Upper Des Plaines River Corridor

Protected lands:  Van Patten Woods, Wadsworth Savanna Nature Preserve, Wetlands  Demonstration Site, Gurnee Woods

Priority resources � Des Plaines River, wetland, sedge meadow, and savanna habitat;  several threatened/endangered species, migratory birds

Conservation opportunities � Large areas are available for wetland, savanna, sedge  meadow and floodplain forest restoration occur within this complex.