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PPSOC's Past Field Trips

The prairie enthusiasts of PPSOC have visited or participated in work days in the following locations over the last thirty years.

Gravel hill prairie remnants on LOMC

four Pioneer Cemeteries

Bicentennial Prairie (later named Wade Prairie)

Commonwealth Edison Prairie

Byron Forest Preserve

County Line Prairie, Lee Co.

Franklin Creek Natural Area

Nachusa Grassland 1989

Wade Prairie, Pine Rock, Brooklyn Cemetery

Kilbuck Creek

Brooklyn Cemetery

Canoe trip down Rock River

Swalve Prairie

Clear Creek

Savanna Army Depot, privately owned shale prairie, Blackmore goat trials

Piros Prairie

Rolling Thunder Prairie

Heeren Prairie Nature Preserve

Akins Farm

Elkhorn Creek Biodiversity Preserve

Kyte Creek at Bob and Sonia Vogl’s

Munson Township Cemetery Prairie, Henry County

Apple River Canyon State Park

Beach Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve


When you visit please take only pictures, leave only footprints...


PPSOC's Beginnings (Tim's Story)

Sand Ridge Prairie

Douglas E. Wade Prairie      Elkhorn Creek Biodiversity Preserve

Clear Creek Unit     Pine Rock Nature Preserve

PPSOC Membership     Current & Upcoming Events

Volunteer Activities   Field Trips

Types of Prairies     Sites to Visit

Index of Prairie Plants and Wildlife       PPSOC Home Page

Historic Minutes     Past Banquets

Past Speakers     Past Field Trips