More than 200 People Participate in National Public Lands Day

East Central Illinois Master Naturalists participated in National Public Lands Day on September 24, 2011.

210 people participated at 8 sites in Central Illinois by removing invasive plants and collecting prairie plant seeds to be used to restore local natural areas. Partners included Champaign County Forest Preserve District, Urbana Park District, Grand Prairie Friends, UI Pollinatarium, Champaign Park District, University of Illinois, Allerton Allies and ECIMN's Illinois Demonstration Prairie.

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