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Nachusa Grasslands
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The Nachusa grasslands are located in north central Illinois, and are owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy.  This is the finest prairie I have found in the state, and it is only an hour from my home!!  Rolling hills, copses of trees and a host of different ecosystems invite the hiker - no bikes or pets (including dogs, unfortunatly).  In the summer it is difficult walking through the tall Big Blue Stem, and many areas are very wet!

Copyright: Thomas Henneman
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Taken: 02/09/2013
Uploaded: 02/09/2013
Updated: 16/10/2014
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