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Dixie Briggs Fromm Prairie

Nature Preserve Area: 
2
County: 
Kane
Location and Access: 
Dixie Fromm Briggs Prairie is located in the northwest quarter of Section 3 and the north half of Section 4, Township 42 North, Range 8 East, just south of Algonquin Illinois and west of Lundstrom Lane. Access to the southwest corner of the proposed Nature Preserve is from Wynnfield Drive, which intersects with Sleepy Hollow Road approximately 1/2 mile to the west.

Description: 
Dixie Fromm Briggs Prairie, located in the Morainal Section of the Northeastern Morainal Natural Division, is a mosaic of natural plant communities arrayed upon a rolling topography with diverse soil types, different exposures, and varying moisture regimes. The dry prairie is extremely rare in Illinois. The preserve also has sedge meadow and graminoid fen wetlands.

Ownership: 
Dundee Township
Dedicated: 
5/26/2003
Size: 
65.92 acres    
Topographic Quad: 
Crystal Lake
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Dundee Township
(847) 428 - 2634


1/2009 - R. Heidorn