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Watersmeet Prairie Grove

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23 Oct

Watersmeet Prairie Grove

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Named for the joining of the Middle and East Forks of the North Branch of the Chicago River, Watersmeet Prairie Grove has a wide variety of communities, from a limey, wet woods with unusual species such as skunk cabbage, marsh marigold, dog violet and fen goldenrod to open prairie shrubland with mountain blue-eyed grass, golden sedge, and willow aster.

Directions: This site is located in the village of Northfield. From the Edens Expressway exit at Lake Avenue West. Go west to Wagner Road, turn north and take Wagner to Winnetka Road, go east on Winnetka 3/4 mile. Park on Avon Ave, a side street to the north of Winnetka Road. We meet near the Forest Preserve sign, at the northwest corner of the site.

Please RSVP (below). For more information contact John Berg at (815) 919-4916 and Eileen Sutter (773) 706-4533 or Watersmeet

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Event Details

Date: October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Watersmeet Prairie Grove
Address: 1899 winnetka road
Organizer Name: Watersmeet Prairie Grove