Oak Savanna Restoration at Horseshoe Mound Preserve

JDCF was on location at Horseshoe Mound Preserve today for a Facebook Live event to discuss the oak savanna restoration work taking place there.  JDCF Executive Director, Steve Barg, was joined by Illinois Natural Area Surveyor, Randy Nyboer at the northern end of the preserve where historic oaks are being freed from the encroachment of invasive species.

Be sure to join us next Thursday, June 4th, at 10:00 AM for another Facebook Live event.  If you do not follow JDCF on Facebook, you can do so here.  Simply click ‘like’ and ‘following’ in the left-hand corner just below the cover photo.

Upcoming Events

JDCF Nature Preserves ~ A Q&A with Our Executive Director

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us Live on Facebook with our own Steve Barg who will discuss all things related to JDCF’s public preserves.  There are some misconceptions about our land preservation work in Jo Daviess County, IL.  Steve will be ready to answer all your questions!  Tune in to learn how the Foundation prioritizes land acquisitions, how these […] Read More

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Discover Wapello ~ A Discussion with Archaeologist Phil Millhouse, PhD

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

JDCF will be Live on Facebook with special guest and renowned archaeologist, Phil Millhouse, PhD, at the Wapello Land & Water Reserve, the site of his doctoral field work in 2005. Phil will talk about his initial findings, which contributed to Wapello being placed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its cultural […] Read More

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Meet the Members of GALE ~ A Facebook Live Event

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

We will be Live from the worksite at Horseshoe Mound with members of the Galena Area Land Enthusiasts (GALE), a volunteer group that has been helping our stewardship staff with field work since 2012.  This group of not-so-young guys and gals work year round in all weather conditions battling invasive species, assisting with prescribed burns, […] Read More

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