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The information below is provided to keep you informed about the Forest Preserve District of Will County's ongoing or recently completed land acquisition, restoration, and development projects.
Lockport Prairie East Preserve Invasive Species Control
Project Name:
Lockport Prairie East Preserve Invasive Species Control
Project Type: Restoration
Project Status: In Progress
Project Location:
The project is located at Lockport Prairie East Preserve and Dellwood Park West, on the east bank of the Des Plaines River across from Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve in Lockport.
Project Description:
The Lockport Prairie East Preserve Invasive Species Control project consists of follow-up treatment of invasive herbaceous species initiated in 2012 within the 30-acre Lockport Prairie East Preserve and the Lockport Township Park District's 109-acre Dellwood Park West, which is managed by the District through an Intergovernmental Agreement.

Work began in March 2013 and is planned for completion in 2015.

For more information and to view a map of the project area, download the Project Fact Sheet and Mapping linked below.

Photograph Courtesy of Brian Bochenek
 
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