Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois


Inventory of Resource Rich Areas in Illinois:
An Evaluation of Ecological Resources



Ambrose, D. 1992. These hills are alive. Outdoor Highlights 20(4):3-5.

Bohlen, H.D. 1989. Birds of Illinois. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, IN. 221 pp.

Bolin, J.A., editor. 1990. The I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Nature of Illinois 5(1):1-32.

Dearinger, L.A. 1970. The Morton Arboretum. Outdoor Illinois 9(6):8-14.

Evans, M., D. Harker, S. Evans, and K. Harker. 1995. Kaskaskia River corridor stewardship plan. Submitted to the Kaskaskia River Private Lands Initia tive Commission and Southwestern Illinois RC & D, Inc. 79 pp. + appendices.

Evers, R.A. and L.M. Page. 1977. Some unusual natural areas in Illinois. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Biol. Note 100. 47 pp.

Havera, S.P. 1993. A historical perspective on wetlands and waterfowl populations and their importance in the Illinois valley. Pages 101­111 in: Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System. Univ. of Illinois Water Resources Center Special Report No. 20.

Havera, S., L. Suloway, J. Taft, J. Hofmann, M. Morris, A. Nutgeren, and P. Malmborg. 1994. Wetlands. Pages 87­153 in: Illinois Department of En ergy and Natural Resources. The Changing Illinois Environment: Critical Trends, vol. 3. Springfield, IL, ILENR/RE-EA-94/05 .

Herkert, J.R., editor. 1992. Endangered and threatened species of Illinois: status and distribution, vol. 2- animals. Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board, Springfield, IL. 142 pp.

Hofmann, J. 1992. Illinois rice rats. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 313:1­2.

Hofmann, J. 1994. Masters of the night- Illinois' misunderstood bats. Illinois Steward 3(4):11­15

Illinois Department of Conservation. Castle Rock State Park. Brochure.

Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. 1996. Minutes of the 151st Meeting, May 7, 1996.

Jeffords, M.R. 1994. Living labyrinths. The Nature of Illinois 2(1):1,3.

Jeffords, M.R., S.L. Post, and K.R. Robertson. 1995. Illinois Wilds. Phoenix Publ., Urbana, IL. 153 pp.

Killey, M.M. 1975. Ancient dust storms in Illinois. Geogram 5 Ill. State Geol. Surv., Champaign, IL. 2pp.

Lunn, E.T. 1982. Plants of the Illinois Dunesland. Illinois Dunesland Preserva tion Society. 118 pp.

McFall, D. 1996. Personal communication. Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, 600 West Grand Avenue North, Springfield, IL.

McFall, D. and J. Karnes, editors. 1995. A Directory of Illinois Nature Pre serves, vols. 1 and 2. Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Springfield, IL. 195 pp. and 327 pp.

Mendelson, J. 1994. Age structure of trees in Thorn Creek Woods. Pages 103­105 in: Fralish J.S., R.C. Anderson, J.E. Ebinger, and R. Szafoni, editors. Proc. of the North American Conference of Savannas and Barrens at Illinois State University, Normal, IL. 407 pp.

Page, L. M., K.S. Cummings, C.A. Mayer, S.L. Post, and M.E. Retzer. 1991. Bio logically significant Illinois streams: an evaluation of the streams of Illi nois based on aquatic biodiversity. Project Completion Report, Illinois Department of Conservation and Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources. 485 pp.

Post, S.L. 1990. Threads of wilderness. The Nature of Illinois 5(1): 9­12.

Post, S.L. 1994. Twilight mammals. The Nature of Illinois 2(1): 4­5.

Post, S.L. 1994. The Vermilion River. The Nature of Illinois 2(2):1,4­5.

Post, S.L. 1995. Green tree frog. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 332:6.

Post, S.L. 1995. Pitcher plants. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 331:6.

Post, S.L. 1996. No place like Volo Bog. The Illinois Steward 5(1):14­19.

Post, S.L. 1996. Shooting stars. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 339:6.

Post, S.L. and M.R. Jeffords. 1992. Beall Woods. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 317:4­5.

Reuter, M. 1995. Rediscovering a sense of place in the Illinois River valley. Il linois Steward 4(3): 18­22.

Rice, T.E. 1990. The grand Kankakee. The Nature of Illinois 4(2):4­6.

Richardson, J.W. 1996. The bandits of the Shawnee Forest. Illinois Steward 5(2):4­7.

Schwegman, J.E. 1986. Algific (cold producing) slopes in Illinois and their vascu lar plants. Erigenia 7:3­14.

Schwegman, J.E. 1973. Comprehensive plan for the Illinois nature preserves system, part 2 - the natural divisions of Illinois. Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, Rockfod, IL. 32 pp.

Schwegman, J. 1994. Heart-leaf plantain: an endangered Illinois plant. Illinois Steward 3(1):22-24.

Smith, P.W. 1979. The Fishes of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. 314 pp.

University of Illinois. Robert Allerton Park. Brochure.

Westemeier, R. and R. Jansen. 1995. Nonresident prairie chickens in Illinois. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Reports No. 332:1,9.

White, John. 1978. Illinois natural areas inventory technical report, vol. I. Report to the Illinois Department of Conservation. 426 pp.




This project was funded by the Office of Realty and Environmental Planning, Division of Energy and Environmental Assessment, Illinois Department of Natural Resources. We thank Bob Lieberman and Tom Heavisides for their sup port and input throughout the project. We thank several of the scientists at the Illinois Natural History Survey, particularly Larry Page, Scott Robinson, John Taft, and Steve Kohler, for their input and advice in the se lection process. Kate Hunter, Will Hinsman, John Bishop, Don McFall, Jean Karnes, Randall Collins, and Anne Mankowski provided invaluable assistance, particularly with the databases used in this project. Sue Post and Michael Jeffords of the Illinois Natural History Survey staff were most generous in sharing their extensive knowledge of the natural resources of the state. Jim Krohe contributed the Introduction and we thank him for providing this over view of the program. Bill Glass, Fran Harty, Michael Jeffords, Bob Lindsay, Randy Nyboer, Larry Page, Todd Strole, and Bob Szafoni reviewed the RRA ma terial and provided valuable comments. We also thank Jean Gray, whose edito rial skills and positive attitude helped to produce this publication.

Web page design and coding performed by Mark Joselyn and Linda Schwab.

Illinois Natural History Survey

1816 South Oak Street, MC 652
Champaign, IL 61820

Terms of use. Email the Web Administrator with questions or comments.

© 2020 University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
For permissions information, contact the Illinois Natural History Survey.

Staff Intranet