Browse Critical Trends Assessment Program Regional Watershed Assessments by Title

  • 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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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2000)
    The Sangamon River basin drains 5,419 square miles and forms the largest watershed of any of the tributaries of the Illinois River. The mainstem of the Sangamon flows more than 240 miles. The assessment area encompasses ...
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  • Sparks, Ruth (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2003)
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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    The Mackinaw River begins near Sibley in Ford County and runs west to meet the Illinois River south of Pekin, Illinois. The boundaries of the Mackinaw River Area Assessment, as well as the Mackinaw River Ecosystem Partnership ...
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  • Post, Susan L. (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1997)
    The Mackinaw River originates in Ford County near Sibley and flows in a westerly direction before joining the Illinois River at River Mile 147.7, downstream of Pekin. The boundaries of the Mackinaw River Area Assessment ...
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  • (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 2005-07)
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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 Dept. of Natural Resources, 2001)
    The Prairie Parklands is a 1,477- square-mile triangle of flat to gently rolling land that covers portions of eight counties in northeastern Illinois: Cook, Will, Kendall, Grundy, LaSalle, Kankakee, Ford, and ...
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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 (Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, 1996-11)
    As-part of Phase II of the Critical Trends Assessment Project (CTAP), a regional assessment of the status of natural resources is planned for each model Resource Rich Area (RRA) and for RRAs where a local partnership forms ...
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