Cemetery Prairies of Western Illinois (Wait-Listed)

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SORRY, THIS TRIP IS SOLD OUT.  If you would like to be placed on a wait-list, please notify us by email here.

“A cemetery flashes by, its borders alight with prairie puccoons.  There are no puccoons elsewhere; dog-fennels and sowthistles supply the yellow motif for the modern landscape. Puccoons converse only with the dead.”

-Aldo Leopold, Illinois Bus Ride, Sand County Almanac

Travel to four Nature Preserve prairie cemeteries in Western Illinois: Spring Grove, Brownlee, Munson and Greenlee. Great locations to find remnant prairie plants. We’ll also be on the lookout for early summer bird species. This trip is conducted in partnership with the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission.

Trip Leader:  Angella Moorehouse,

Cost of field trip includes van transportation, lunch, snacks and water. Easy to moderate walking on grass paths.

More details including lodging suggestions will be sent along with registration confirmation.

Maximum  Field Trip Capacity:  11


Date: June 27, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


1 AmericInn Way, Monmouth, IL 61462


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