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Georgia
Gainesville
Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville GA 30504
Phone 770 535-1976
Web Site http://www.elachee.org/
E-mail mailto:elachee@elachee.org
Description in 1200 acre Chicopee Woods Nature preserve, maintains a museum and educational programs
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve

 

 

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Illinois
Batavia
Red Oak Nature Center
2343 S River
Batavia IL 60510
Phone 630 897-1808
Web Site
Description interpretive center, trails, cave tours on 40 acres
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Park
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study Science Facility Ecology
 

  Franklin Grove

  Franklin Creek Grist Mill

  1893 Twist Road

  Franklin Grove  IL   61031    

  Phone  815 456-2718

  Web Site  http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/R1/Franklin.htm

  Alt Web http://www.franklingroveil.org/grstml.htm

  Description  reconstructed water powered grist mill in 600+acre park with 180 acre

                    nature preserve

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Kind of Activity  Trail

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Era  1847

  New or Updated:  6/28/2007

Illinois
Glenview
The Grove
1421 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview IL 60025
Phone 847 299-6096
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve

Illinois
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 mailto: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
 

  IL

  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

  Indiana
LaGrange
Maplewood Nature Center
4550 E 100 S.
LaGrange IN
Phone 260 463-7825
Alt Phone 260 463-4022
Web Site www.backroads.org
Description 100 acres of hardwood forest, environmental education center with full-time naturalist
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Park
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Owner/Operator: Park and Recreation Dept
Last changed: 01/03/2003

Indiana
Nashville
 
T C Steele State Historic Site
 
4220 T C Steele Road
 
Nashville  IN  47448    
 
Phone  812 988-2785
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/TCSteele/PlanningVisit.asp
 
E-mail  mailto:tcsteele@bloomington.in.us&cc=museumcommunication@dnr.state.in.us
 
Alt Web  http://www.tcsteele.org/tcs/default.asp
 
Description  summer home of prominent early 20th century artist
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Kind of Activity  Trails
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003
 

  IN

  Porter

  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  1100 North Mineral Springs Road

  Porter  IN   46304    

  Phone   219 926-7561

  Web Site www.nps.gov/indu

  Alt Web http://www.gorp.com/gorp/resource/us_ns/in_india.htm

  Description  natural area at the southern end of Lake Michigan, with dunes,

                    beaches, prairies, swamps, bogs, butterfly preserve, heron rookery

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  New or Updated:  6/19/2006

Indiana
Richmond
Hayes Regional Arboretum
801 Elks Road
Richmond IN 47374
Phone 765 962-3745
Web Site http://www.hayesarboretum.org/
E-mail mailto:rjwaltz@aol.com
Description native woody plants of Whitewater Drainage Basin, 500 acres, nature reserve, 1833 barn converted to nature center, beech-maple forest, oak-tulip experiment, fern garden, Indiana Rock collection
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study Science Facility Arboretum

 

 

  KS

  Hutchinson

  Dillon Nature Center

  3002 East 30th Ave

  Hutchinson          KS           67502    

  Phone   620 663-7411

  Web Site  http://www.hutchrec.com/pages/dnc.html

  Alt Web  http://www.naturalkansas.org/dillon.htm

  Description  100 acre National Urban Wildlife Sanctuary with 300 species of plants, 200 species of birds, visitor center with exhibits & observation deck

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve

  Owner/Operator:  City of Hutchinson

  New or Updated:             9/29/2005


Kansas
Strong City
Tall Grass Prairie National Preserve
Highway 177
mail: PO Box 585, 226 Broadway Cottonwood Falls 66845
Strong City KS 66869
Phone 316 273-8494
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/tapr/
E-mail mailto:TAPR_Interpretaion@nps.gov
Alt Web http://www.parktrust.org/zbar.html
Description one of few remaining all grass prairie areas 10,000 + acres, mostly owned by National Park Trust, tiny portion owned by NPS
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Park
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
New or Updated: 06/30/2003

 

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