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  • Prairie Days at Hanley Savanna - June 25

     On June 25, 2017 the Northwest Illinois Prairie Enthusiasts (NIPE) will be hosting a Prairie Days event at Hanley Savanna near Hanover, Illinois. From 2:00 to 5:00 pm guests will be able to see the large prairie & savanna restorations at Hanley. Jim Rachuy will conduct a wagon tour and a shorter  walking tour (easy to moderate) will be given by NIPE members.

    This is an opportunity to spend some time outdoors with birds, butterflies and bugs as well as seeing the many beautiful and rare plants and flowers at this 160 acre site. Hanley Savanna is located at the junction of Whitton Road and South Hanover Road, southwest of Hanover in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.


    Reservations are requested and can be made by sending an email to info@nipes.org. Please wear suitable footwear and long pants. Sunscreen and insect repellent are advisable. Light snacks and soft drinks will be provided.