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  Illinois

  Aurora

  Mastodon Lake at Phillips Park

  South Boulevard & Ray Moses Drive

  Aurora   IL  60505    

  Phone   630 898-7228

  Web Site  http://www.ci.aurora.il.us/ParksOperation/about2.html

  Description  life sized sculpture of mastodon at site where remains were found, restored

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated:   11/4/2004

Chicago
Lincoln Park Conservatory
2400 North Stockton Drive
Chicago IL 60614
Phone 312 742-7737
Web Site http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/
Alt Web http://www.centerstage.net/other/lincoln-park-conservatory.html
Description several areas including palm house, fernery, orchid house and one gallery for shows - in Lincoln park next to formal garden, Lincoln Park Zoo, and bird sanctuary
Type of Resource Nature
Field of Study/Science Facility Conservatory
Era 1890

  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
Glencoe
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe IL 60022
Phone 847 835-8201
Web Site www.chicago-botanic.org/
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical

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

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