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By Jason Ney

From Iowa's Decorah Ice Cave to the Kitty Todd Nature guard in Ohio, this quantity presents a photo of the main impressive and significant normal areas within the Midwestern United States.

• Illustrations depict 50 of the main precious landscapes within the Midwest

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At the interface between the preserve’s hill prairies and its upland forests 10 America’s Natural Places: The Midwest are savannas dominated by prairie grasses but interspersed with scattered trees, mainly oak species. The preserve supports a large number of animals, including foxes, coyotes, and many more common mammals. Such unusual species as the plains scorpion, coachwhip snake, and narrow-mouth toad also reside here. Migrating birds present in spring include such warbler species as Tennessee, Kentucky, blue-winged, yellow-winged, yellow-rumped, black-throated, prairie, and worm-eating warblers.

Urbana: Illinois Natural History Survey, 1977. Fliege, Stu. Tales & Trails of Illinois. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2002. Hutchinson, Max D. ” Illinois 21 Unpublished report, Northern Research Station, Rhinelander, and the Shawnee Supervisor’s Office, Harrisburg, IL, 1987. ” Outdoor Illinois, May 1973. S. Forest Service. ” Northern Research Station. us/rna/il/shawnee/larue-pine-hills-otter-pond/. LITTLE GRAND CANYON AREA T he Little Grand Canyon hosts a mixture of semidesert, forest, cliff wall, and floodplain habitat that is unique in Illinois.

Htm#Limestone. , et al. ” Erigenia: Journal of the Illinois Native Plant Society, no. 14 (January 1996): 41–52. Illinois FOREST O OF THE 11 WABASH ne of the last virgin deciduous forests east of the Mississippi River, the Forest of the Wabash harbors upland and northern floodplain woodlands along the Wabash River. A remnant of the extensive forests that once covered the valley, the 329-acre preserve lies along the west bank of the lower Wabash. Its old-growth trees are among the largest in Illinois, with many over 120 feet tall and more than 3 feet in diameter.

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