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Title:Prairie parklands : an inventory of the region's resources
Subject(s):Natural resources conservation areas --Illinois
Natural resources surveys --Illinois
Ecosystem management -- Illinois
Illinois River Watershed (Ill.)
Des Plaines River Watershed (Ill.)
Kankakee River Watershed (Ind. and Ill.)
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract: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 Livingston. The region has 2,030 miles of rivers and streams. Two of the state’s largest rivers, the Des Plaines and the Kankakee, converge near Channahon to form the Illinois River.
Issue Date:2001
Publisher:Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Series/Report:Critical Trends Assessment Program
Genre:Report (Grant or Annual)
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:These documents are a product of the Illinois state scientific surveys and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and has been selected and made available by the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. They are intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-10-06
Identifier in Online Catalog:4545365
OCLC Identifier:(OCoLC)ocm51609118

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  • Critical Trends Assessment Program
    Detailed assessments of 32 major watersheds in Illinois, conducted through the Critical Trends Assessment Program administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Includes contributions from each of the State Scientific Surveys which are now part of the Prairie Research Institute.

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