Browse Critical Trends Assessment Program Regional Watershed Assessments by Title

  • White, John (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2002)
    The Early Accounts of the Ecology of the Vermilion River Area examines an area in east central Illinois along the Indiana Illinois border. Because significant natural community and species diversity has been found in the ...

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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 Dept. of Natural Resources, 2000)
    The Sangamon River meanders across central Illinois for more than 240 miles. Its waters accumulate in southeast McLean County and northwest Champaign County and eventually empty into the Illinois River near Beardstown. ...

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  • Krohe, James, Jr. (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    Northwest of the town of Grafton, just past Graham Hollow on the Great River Road, 26 miles and about a century from downtown St. Louis, the Brussels ferry shuttles drivers and their cars across the Illinois River to and ...

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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    Just as the Grand Prairie -- Illinois' namesake landscape -- was the heart of the continent's "Prairie Peninsula," so the Headwaters area of east central Illinois is the heart of the Grand Prairie. It is one of the ...

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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2001)
    The Illinois River Bluffs Assessment Area falls within portions of 11 counties -Bureau, Fulton, Knox, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford. It encompasses 2,637 square miles and takes in ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Illinois River Bluffs Area Assessment examines an area in west-central Illinois that includes parts of the upper and lower Illinois River watersheds from the vicinity of Hennepin southward to East Peoria. Because ...

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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 Dept. of Natural Resources, 1999)
    The Kaskaskia River begins as a cropland ditch in Champaign County and runs south for approximately 270 miles before it empties into the Mississippi River in Randolph County in southwestern Illinois. The area discussed in ...

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  • Krohe, James, Jr. (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2001)
    The Kaskaskia is the second longest river in inland Illinois. Measured by almost any standard -- ecological, recreational, economical -- it is the crucial natural resource for a great swathe of mid-Illinois. The river ...

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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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  • Krohe, James (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2002)
    The scene from a fishing boat in Kinkaid Lake—the sandstone bluffs, the patches of piney forest, even the muskie lures in the tackle box—puts visitors in mind of Wisconsin or Minnesota. The lake however is set ...

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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 Dept. of Natural Resources, 2001)
    The La Moine River Assessment Area is defined by the watershed of the La Moine River, along with an additional area bordering on the west side of the Illinois River that lies between the Spoon River watershed and the La ...

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  • Krohe, James, Jr. (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2005)

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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2000)
    The Lower Des Plaines River Assessment Area encompasses approximately 357.5 miles' (228,807 acres) in northeast Illinois. It extends' from north central Cook County down through eastern Du Page County and western Cook ...

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  • Siewers, Alfred (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2003)
    The Lower Des Plaines watershed extends from north central Cook County down through eastern DuPage County and western Cook County into northern Will County. Major waterways include the Lower Des Plaines River (from ...

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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1998)
    The Lower Rock River Area Assessment continues the assessment ofthe Rock River basin that was begun with the Rock River Area Assessment in 1996. The area encompasses approximately 2,500 square miles in northwestern Illinois; ...

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