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Forest Glen Woods

Forest Glen Woods Forest Preserve 5420 N Forest Glen Ave, Chicago

An important corridor for migratory birds, Forest Glen is part of the Lower North Branch Preserves. This unique woodland, savanna, and floodplain ecosystem needs help from our volunteer community to remove invasive...

Free

Watersmeet Prairie Grove

Watersmeet Prairie Grove 1899 winnetka road, northfield, il

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...

Free

Somme Woods

Somme Woods 1714 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL, United States

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

Miami Woods and Prairie

Miami Woods Forest Preserve 8200 N Caldwell Ave, Niles, IL

The Miami Woods Forest Preserve covers 112 acres stretching along the west side of the North Branch of the Chicago River from Oakton Street northward to Dempster Street.  It is bounded on...

Free

North Branch Seed Garden

North Branch Seed Garden 6649 W Harts Road, Niles, IL, United States

Seeds are essential in restoring healthy native ecosystems. Not just any seeds, but those from local descendants of plants that have prospered here for thousands of years and which are adapted to...

Free

Bunker North Flatwoods

Bunker North Flatwoods 6600 West Harts Road, Niles, IL

Bunker North Flatwoods gets its cathedral-like character from the large old pin oaks that dominate the canopy. Join the North Branch Restoration Project and Centennial Volunteers as we restore this oak woodland...

Free