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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.
Sand Ridge Savanna Preserve and Kankakee Sands Preserve Vegetation Management (Completed December 2015)
Project Name:
Sand Ridge Savanna Preserve and Kankakee Sands Preserve Vegetation Management (Completed December 2015)
Project Type: Restoration
Project Status: Completed
Project Location:
The project is located in Sand Ridge Savanna Preserve and Kankakee Sands Preserve, west of S. West River Road and north and south of Route 113 in Custer Township.
Project Description:
The Sand Ridge Savanna Preserve and Kankakee Sands Preserve Vegetation Management project consists of selective tree and brush control work in remnant sand savannas and wetlands, and herbaceous invasive species control across 604 acres of Sand Ridge Savanna Preserve and Kankakee Sands Preserve.

Work is planned for October 2013 through December 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 Tim Good
 
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