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  Illinois
 
Decatur
 
Rock Springs Center for Environmental Discovery
 
3839 Nearing Lane
 
Decatur  IL  62521
  Phone   217 423-7708
 
Web Site  http://maconcountyconservation.org/Rock%20Springs.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.millikin.edu/mr/Recreation/rev27.html
 
Description  1300 acre nature center with 1860 Homestead Prairie Farm providing natural                     & cultural heritage information
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Farm
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center
 
Era  1860
 
New or Updated:   6/1/2004
 

  IL

  Dixon

  Lowell Park Nature Center

  2114 Lowell Park Road

  Dixon  IL

  Phone  815 288-1900

  Web Site http://www.dixonil.com/parks/lowellpark.htm

  Description  live animals & displays in nature center in 200 acre 100 year old park

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Collection  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  6/25/2007


   Evanston

  Ladd Arboretum

  2024 McCormick Boulevard

  Evanston  IL 60201    

  Phone   847 864-5181

  Web Site  http://www.laddarboretum.org/whoweare.htm

  E-mail  mailto:evanecoctr@aol.com

  Description  urban arboretum also holds ecology center

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Arboretum

  Owner/Operator:  Evanston Environmental Association

  New or Updated:   1/18/2005

Illinois
Highland Park
Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Road
Highland Park IL 60035
Phone 847 433-6901
Web Site http://www.hellernaturecenter.org/
Description trails through prairies, woods, pond areas, children's activities
Type of Resource Nature
Kind of Activity Trails
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
New or Updated: 06/17/2003
 

  North Aurora

  Red Oak Nature Center

  2343 S River

  North Aurora  IL  60510    

  Phone   630 897-1808

  Web Site  http://www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org/facilities/redoak/redoak-intro.html

  Description  interpretive center, trails, cave tours on 40 acres

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Park

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated: 11/9/2004
 

Illinois
Schaumburg
Volkening Heritage Farm - Spring Valley
Plum Grove Road
mail: 234 E Beech Drive Schaumburg 60913
Schaumburg IL
Phone 847 985-2100
Alt Phone 847 095-2115
Web Site http://www.parkfun.com/volkhtgfm.html
E-mail mailto:info@parkfun.com
Description costumed interpreters invite you to participate in daily activities of German farm of the 1880s
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Group Identity German
Era 1880

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

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