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Plum Valley Preserve
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In 2015, the Forest Preserve is beginning a three-phase development of Plum Valley Preserve in Crete Township. View more information.
Preservation

The 455-acre Plum Valley Preserve was acquired between 1990 and 2000.

The preserve is part of the Plum Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,300 acres of land.

Natural Resources

Plum Valley Preserve protects forest and wetland habitat, and a portion of Plum Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of reptiles and birds.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including lobed violet, sycamore, red pine, and fire pink.

The site is managed with prescribed burning to protect and enhance its natural resources. Learn more about the Districtís land management activities.
Plum Valley Preserve Flora
Photograph Courtesy of Joel Craig
Location
Plum Valley Preserve is located south of Burville Road and east of Route 394 in Crete Township.

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