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Grand Prairie Friends - Prairie Grove Volunteers
Address: P. O. Box 36
Urbana, IL 61803
Phone: (217) 265-0831
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Natural Heritage
Services this organization provides
- Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
- Work on restoration projects
- Natural habitat management
- Wildflower or native habitat display on property
- Provide educational programming
- Membership program
- Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
- Propagate native plants
- Native plant sales
Native Plant Focus: We manage natural areas to encourage native plant growth, and hold an annual fundraiser where we propagate native plants to sell.
Publications: A Prairie Rendezvous (Quarterly)
Description: Grand Prairie Friends - Prairie Grove Volunteers is a nonprofit organization composed of people from many walks of life who share a commitment to preserving and restoring tallgrass prairie and woodlands in East-Central Illinois. We acquire and manage prairie and woodland remnants, conduct prescribed burns, propagate and plant indigenous prairie and woodland species in reconstructions, and generate interest in prairies and woodlands through a variety of educational programs.
Last Update: 2004-04-15
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