Hetzler Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve
Location and Access:
Proceed east from LaMoille on Illinois Route 92/34 for 1.5 miles. Turn north on a county road and travel north for approximately one mile. The preserve lies on the east side of the road.
This pioneer prairie is dominated by big bluestem, little bluestem and Indian grass. Prairie forbs include sky-blue aster, leadplant, wild bergamot and purple prairie clover. This mesic prairie is in the Grand Prairie Section of the Grand Prairie Natural Division.
Ownership: Greenfield Cemetery Association
Dedicated: March 1988
Size: 1 acre
Topo Map: Mendota West 7.5
For Further Information Contact: Frederick L. Faber, President of Greenfield Cemetery Association, R.R. 1, LaMoille, IL 61330; Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District, R.R. 1, Princeton, IL 61356 (815/879-5251)
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