Browse Prairie Research Institute by Author "Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis"

  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources. State Geological Survey Division (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2001)
    The Big Muddy River Assessment Area is defined by the watershed of the Big Muddy River, excluding the watersheds of two tributaries, Beaucoup Creek and Kinkaid Creek, which are covered in the Kinkaid Area Assessment. The ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources. State Geological Survey Division (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Big Rivers assessment covers an area of 1,133,176 acres near the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. As well as including segments of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, the area also includes a section ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    The Cache River originates near Cobden in Union County and has a total length of 176 kilometers (110 miles). The Cache River Basin covers nearly the entire tip ofsouthern Illinois and drains 1,537 km2 (959 rni2, 614,100 ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2000)
    ~The Chicago RiverlLake Shore assessment area covers approximately 348 square miles in northeastern Illinois and falls within portions of two counties - Cook and Lake. The area is defined by the watershed of the Chicago ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    The Embarras River begins just south of Champaign-Urbana in Champaign County and runs south for approximately 194 miles before it empties into the Wabash River below . Billett, in Lawrence County. The area discussed in ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Fox River assessment covers an area ofapproximately 1,720 mile (1,092,874 acres)· spanning eleven counties in north-eastern Illinois, including parts ofLake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, Kendall, DeKalb, and LaSalle counties, ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    The Headwaters assessment area (HAA) is an approximately 1,675 mile2 (I ,072,202 acre) area including much ofChampaign County and portions ofFord, Livingston, McLean, Iroquois, Vermilion, Douglas, Piatt, and De Witt counties ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Kankakee River Area Assessment covers an area ofapproximately 2,019 mile2 (1,292,230 acres) spanning parts offive counties in eastern Illinois, including most of Kankakee and Iroquois counties and parts ofWill, Ford, ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2000)
    The Kinkaid assessment area is located in southern lllinois and covers approximately 629 square miles, most of which falls within three counties -Jackson, Perry, and Washington. A small portion also extends slightly into ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    describes the natural vegetation communities and the fauna ofthe region. Volume 4 contains three parts: Part I, Socio-Economic Profile, discusses the demographics, infrastructure, and economy ofthe area, focusing on the ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources. State Geological Survey Division (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2002)
    The Mississippi Western Five Assessment Area is roughly defined by those watersheds in Illinois that drain into the reach of the Mississippi River between Muscatine, Iowa, and Dallas City, IL. The area covers approximately ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1999)
    The Prairie Parklands area encompasses approximately 1,477 square miles (945,500 acres) in northeastern Illinois; including large parts of Will, Grundy, and Kendall counties, and smaller portions of Cook, Kankakee, Ford, ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2002)
    The Shawnee Area is roughly defined as that portion of the Shawnee Hills located in Hardin and Pope counties and the eastern third of Johnson County, as well as small portions of Massac, Saline, and Gallatin counties. The ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources. State Geological Survey Division (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1999)
    The Thorn Creek Assessment Area is an approximately 104.26-mile2 (66,725 acre) area that includes portions of southern Cook County and northeastern Will County. This assessment area consists of the entire Thorn Creek basin ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis; Illinois Department of Natural Resources. State Geological Survey Division (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Upper Des Plaines Area Assessment covers an area of approximately 346 mile2 (221,637 acres) spanning central Lake County, north-central Cook County, and the northeastern portion of Du Page County. The Des Plaines River ...

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