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Lake-McHenry Wetland Complex

Lake-McHenry County Wetland Complex

Protected lands - Redwing Slough, Black Crown-Marsh, Chain O' Lakes, Moraine Hills, Volo Bog, Marl Flat, Sun Lake, Nippersink, Grant Woods, Gavin Bog & Prairie Wauconda Bog Nature Preserve, Broberg Marsh, Airstrip Marsh, Schreiber Lake Bog, Bangs Lake, Fairfield Road South Marsh, Fourth Lake Nature Preserve, Rollins Savanna and McDonald Woods Marsh.

Priority resources - several rare wetland types, including fens and bogs, rare wetland and grassland species - some not found elsewhere in Illinois; several hundred recently- protected acres are slated for wetland, prairie and savanna restoration.

Partners - Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Forest Preserve District of Lake County, McHenry County Conservation District.

Lake-McHenry County Wetland Complex