Preserves

 

The properties listed below were owned by ParkLands Foundation as of 2003. Several others have been owned since 1967 but were sold or exchanged to enable the organization to acquire larger aggregations of tracts. They are grouped by geographic location, with acreage and year of acquisition.

Merwin Nature Preserve (Map)

1. Rediger tract 107 acres 1970
2. Thatcher tract 130 acres 1970
3. Gregory tract 40 acres 1971
4. Vandegraft tract 40 acres 1974
5. Stewart tract 93 acres 1976
6. Kinsella tract 60 acres 1975,1977
7. Benedict tract 44 acres 1979
8. Henline tract 170 acres 1985
9. Illinois Wesleyan tract 40 acres 1994

Mohr Nature Preserve

1. Chapman tract 80 acres 1991
2. Bigger tract 90 acres 1992
3. Bradford tract 7 acres 1993
4. Tom Mohr tract 20 acres 1994-1995
5. Alyce Mohr tract 63 acres 1995
6. Bunney tract 20 acres 1996

Lexington tracts

1. Soper-Hilitabrand tract 3 acres 1970
2. Sweeney tract 10 acres 1970
3. NiGas tract 23 acres 1970
4. Frey tract 20 acres 1971
5. Shelley tracts 35 acres 1975
6. Turner tract 8 acres 1996

Lake Bloomington tracts

1. Breen tract 32 acres 1979
2. Champion Federal tract 28 acres 1991
3. Moon tract 42 acres 1991

Woodford County tracts

1. Ridgetop Hill Prairie 19 acres 1970
2. Wyatt’s Ford 64 acres 1979
3. Hazle tract 40 acres 1987
4. Woodrum Hidden Hills 50 acres 1989
5. Franklin Kenyon Preserve 149.5 acres 2001
6. Letcher Basin 150 acres 2007