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Schaumburg
Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary and Volkening Heritage
1111 East Schaumburg Road
PO Box 68283
Schaumburg IL  60168
Phone 
847 985-2100
Web Site  http://www.springvalleync.org/index.html
E-mail  webmaster@springvalleync.org
Description  nature preserve which contains farm -- costumed interpreters on occasion
Type of Resource  Nature
Building Type Farm
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

Springfield
Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center
2301 East Lake Shore Drive
Springfield IL
Phone 
217 529-1111
Web Site  http://www.lmgnc.com/
E-mail  lmg2301@motion.net
Description garden in tribute to Lincoln, all plants native to Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois- the three states where he lived, 100 acres, with Prairie Center on restored farm
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

Illinois
Washington Park Botanical Garden
1500 South Grand Avenue West
Springfield IL
Phone  217 544-1751
Web Site  http://www.springfieldparks.org/garden/default.htm
Description  park holds a 9000 square foot greenhouse, conservatory, carillon, botanical & rose gardens, recreational facilities
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

   Sugar Grove

  Bliss Woods Forest Preserve

  5S660 Bliss Road & Route 47

  Sugar Grove  IL   60554    

  Phone   630 466-4182

  Web Site  http://www.co.kane.il.us/Forest/fp/bliss_woods.htm

  Description  40 campsites, shelters, fishing

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Parks

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004


Illinois
University Park
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park Governors SU
Wagner House
University Park IL 60466
Phone 708 534-4105
Web Site http://www.govst.edu/users/gsculpt/
E-mail mailto:sculpture@govst.edu
Description outdoor pieces across university grounds, all by one sculptor
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Sculpture

Urbana
Anita Purves Nature Center
1505 North Broadway Avenue
Urbana IL 61801
Phone 217 384-4062
Web Site http://www.prairienet.org/upd/anitapurvesnaturecenter.html
Description small exhibit center, resource room, environmental education
Type of Resource Nature
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center

Illinois
Utica
Starved Rock State Park
PO Box 509
Utica IL 61373
Phone 815 667-4726
Web Site http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/i&m/east/starve/park.htm
Alt Web http://www.iit.edu/~travel/srsp.html
Description state park with bluff overlooking Illinois River & locks at Utica, legends of Native American warfare
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Park

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