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Wayne Lehnert Preserve

Preserve History

The 81-acre Wayne Lehnert Preserve was acquired in 1971.

The preserve is part of the Forked Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,400 acres.

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Natural Resources

Wayne Lehnert Preserve protects a portion of Forked Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of songbirds.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including oaks and redbud trees.

Location

Wayne Lehnert Preserve is located along Center Road, north of Joliet Road, in Peotone Township.

Phone

815.727.8700

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