Prairie Hills Wetland Reserve
Located just off of the Illinois River Scenic Byway, Prairie Hills Wetland Reserve is 544 acres of beauty with habitats ranging from wetlands to upland prairies. On August 3rd, 2017 PLC procured the final 13 acres needed to complete the North unit and has begun work on improving the property! This site is still young, but be on the lookout for new additions by which to recreate!
Rules and regulations
Please follow the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace while visiting this site.
Check out our drone video of the berms here!
This property was preserved with assistance from:
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
The Conservation Fund
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Conservation Fund's Midwest Habitat Fund (established using funds for mitigation of impacts caused by the construction and maintenance of the Enbridge Pipelines, LLC, Flanagan South Pipeline) and the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation's (a private foundation established in 1999 by an endowment from Commonwealth Edison) Natural Areas Land Acquisition Grant Program made this project possible.