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Project T-01-L1

Project Title: Calumet Open Space Reserve Land Acquisition (Hegewisch Marsh)

Community and/or Species Focus: Hegewisch Marsh

Goals/Objectives:
  1. Purchase over 100 acres of wildlife habitat to permanently protect an important wetland that provides habitat for state-listed species
Achievements:
  1. ​A total of 108.1 acres were acquired that were transferred to the Chicago Park District; 10 acres were reserved for the environmental center site and 11 acres were placed in a conservation easement
Post-Project Survey (if applicable): n/a

Project Period: 9/23/03 - 12/31/13

Principle Investigator(s): Maggie Cole (Illinois Department of Natural Resources)

Final Report: T-01-L1​

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