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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.
Thorn Creek Headwaters Preserve Wetland Mitigation
Project Name:
Thorn Creek Headwaters Preserve Wetland Mitigation
Project Type: Restoration
Project Status: In Progress
Project Location:
The project is located in Thorn Creek Headwaters Preserve, south of W. Dralle Road and east of S. Will Center Road in Monee Township.
Project Description:
The Thorn Creek Headwaters Preserve Wetland Mitigation project consists of drain tile disablement, selective tree and shrub removal, native seed, plant, and tree planting, invasive species control, mowing, and prescribed fire within 92 acres of the 426-acre Thorn Creek Headwaters Preserve.

This project provides wetland mitigation credits for the Illinois Department of Transportation for its Stuenkel Road interchange project.

Work is planned for August 2013 through 2018.

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

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