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Hartley Memorial

Nature Preserve Area: 
1
County: 
Winnebago
Location and Access: 
This wooded preserve is located 3 miles south of Durand on IL Rt 70. A small parking area and preserve entrance is found on the north side of the preserve on Campbell Rd 0.1 mile east of Rt 70.

Description: 
Hartley Memorial is a dry-mesic upland forest of the Freeport Section of the Rock River Hill Country Natural Division. This mature forest is quite diverse, dominated by basswood and white oak. A dense layer of spring and summer flowering herbaceous species includes wild geranium, sweet cicely, blue cohosh, rue anemone and bellwort.

Ownership: 
Winnebago County Forest Preserve District
Dedicated: 
September 1982
Size: 
40 acres
Topographic Quad: 
Durand
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, 5500 Northrock Dr., Rockford, IL 61103 (815/877-6100)

1/2009 - R. Heidorn