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Poplar Creek Forest Preserve " North Division"

Located in Cook County: This nearly over 4200 acre Preserve consisting of Prairies, Forests, Floodplains and Marshes including ponds, Bode Lakes and Poplar Creek. A wide diversity of plantlife and fauna and it is known for it's 500year old Buroak trees. An abundance of wildlife make their home here such as the white-tail deers, coyotes, beavers and the eastern chipmunks, several species of woodpeckers..Pilated Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker and the Red-headed Woodpecker. Constant restorations (due to Volunteers) are underway to preserve native plants. Remains of early farming from the mid 1800's thru 1950's are still visible in parts of the preserve.

I am in the process of dividing this gallery into divisions
Poplar Creek  Forest Preserve
:: Poplar Creek Forest Preserve ::
 Carl R Hansen Woods
:: " Carl R Hansen Woods " ::
Shoe Factory Road Forest Preserve
:: Shoe Factory Road Forest Preserve ::
Muscrat Territory
:: Muscrat Territory ::
Bode East
:: Bode East ::
Barrington Pond
:: Barrington Pond ::
Great Egret Area
:: Great Egret Area ::
A Winters Flood in December
:: A Winters Flood in December ::
The everso winding Poplar Creek
:: The everso winding Poplar Creek ::
The flooding of Poplar Creek
:: The flooding of Poplar Creek ::
Ponds and Vernal Ponds of Poplar Creek Forest Preserve
:: Ponds and Vernal Ponds of Poplar Creek Forest Preserve ::
 Love this Vernal Pond
:: " Love this Vernal Pond" ::
Floodplains of Poplar Creek F.P.
:: Floodplains of Poplar Creek F.P. ::