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Somme Prairie Nature Preserve

Somme Prairie Nature Preserve 800 N Western Ave, Northbrook

Located in the village of Northbrook, in northern Cook County, these forest preserves span the original continuum of prairie to the west and north and savanna and woodland to the east and...

Free

Blue Star Memorial Woods

Blue Star Woods Forest Preserve 600 E Lake Ave, Glenview

At the center of the site is a nice oak woodland community; the northeast corner has wet oak woods with many sedges still present. Much of this site was heavily used first...

Free

Somme Woods

Somme Woods 1714 Dundee Road, Northbrook

Somme Woods has bur and white oak savannas and woodlands with massive old oaks, open marshes, and ephemeral ponds. Rich with native plants and animals, the savannas and woodlands are being restored to...

Free