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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Activity Code: W026
Date: Monday, April 15
Established in 1996 on the former Joliet Arsenal, the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is the first national tallgrass prairie and, at 19,000 acres, the largest piece of contiguous open space in northeastern Illinois. Visit this scenic area and hear how staff and volunteers are working together to restore the natural resources and biodiversity of the site using a comprehensive land and resource management plan. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking. Includes lunch.