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2010 Press Releases

Wood thrush
January 11, 2010

Jersey County, IL—Today, warblers, wood thrushes and whip-poor-wills migrating through Illinois gained more room to stretch their wings, thanks to the efforts of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the National Wild Turkey Federation and a partnership between the… Read More

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Prairie Chicken Photo By Doug Dance
January 5, 2010

The Conservation Fund announced the preservation of two tracts of prime grassland habitat—totaling 883 acres—that lie adjacent to the Buena Vista Wildlife Area in the state’s last stronghold of the famed Greater Prairie-Chicken.

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