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They have a long history in North America, but they haven’t always thrived here in Illinois
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The 'Nature Takes Flight Juried Art Competition' includes 55 artworks that will be on display at Plum Creek Nature Center from March 3 through April 3.
The site will be closed to general access from March 1-August 15 to protect nesting birds. Visitors will be allowed only during bird-watching programs. The other two access areas for the preserve – Turtle Lake and Copley Nature Park – remain open from 8 a.m.-sunset year-round.
The preserves offer year-round recreational opportunities to engage a variety of interests.
Use our interactive map to find a preserve, trail or visitor center that fits your needs. Go exploring today!
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