The 114-acre Potawatomi Woods Preserve was acquired in 2000.
The preserve is part of the Hickory Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,000 acres.
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Potawatomi Woods Preserve protects forest and wetland habitat and a portion of Hickory Creek.
Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of woodland birds, such as vireos and warblers.
The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including black ash, glade mallow and violet cress.
The site is managed with prescribed burning to protect and enhance its natural resources.