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References and Links

Suggested References

General Information About Prairies/Natural Areas

  • Chicago Wilderness: An Atlas of Biodiversity 
    Chicago Region Biodiversity Council
  • Egan, Dave 1997
    Old Man of the Prairie: An Interview With Ray Schulenburg
    Restoration and Management Notes 15(1):38-44
  • Greenberg, Joel 2002
    A Natural History of the Chicago Region
    The University of Chicago Press, Chicago
  • Madson, John 1982
    Where the Sky Began: Land of the Tallgrass Prairie
    Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
  • Madson, John and Frank Oberle 1993
    The Tallgrass Prairie
    Falcon Press, Helena, Montana
  • McClain, William 1997
    Prairie Establishment and Landscaping
    Illinois Department of Natural Resources, 
    Division of Natural Heritage, Springfield, Illinois
  • Samson, Fred B. and Fritz L. Knopf, eds. 1996
    Prairie Conservation:
    Preserving North America’s Most Endangered Ecosystem
    Island Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Schulenburg, Ray 1967
    Prairie in a Post-Prairie Era
    The Morton Arboretum Class Schedule 3(2):17-27
  • Stevens, William K. 1995
    Miracle Under the Oaks: The Revival of Nature in America
    Pocket Books, Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York
  • Packard, Stephen and C.F. Mutel 1997
    The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands
    Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Plant and Animal Identification/Information

  • Bouseman, J.K. and J.G. Sternburg 2001
    Field Guide to Butterflies of Illinois
    Illinois Natural History Survey Manual 9
  • Chadde, Steve W. 1998
    A Great Lakes Wetland Flora
    Pocketflora Press, Calumet, Michigan
  • Christiansen, Paul and Mark Muller 1999
    An Illustrated Guide to Iowa Prairie Plants
    University of Iowa Press, Iowa City
  • Dickinson, Mary B., ed. 1999
    Field Guide to the Birds of North America
    National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
  • Fassett, Norman 1978
    Spring Flora of Wisconsin 4th Ed.
    The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison
  • Fisher, Chris C. and David B. Johnson 1998
    Birds of Chicago Including NE Illinois and NW Indiana
    Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Kirt, Russell 1995
    Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Identification and Ecology
    Stipes Publishing, Champaign, Illinois
  • Kurta, Allen 1995
    Mammals of the Great Lakes Region
    The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor
  • Ladd, Doug 1995
    Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers: A Field Guide
    Falcon Publishing, Helena, Montana
  • Phillips, C.A., R.A. Brandon, and E.O. Moll 1999
    Field Guide to the Amphibians of Illinois
    Illinois Natural History Survey Manual 8
  • Runkel, Sylvan T. and Dean M. Roosa 1989
    Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie: The Upper Midwest
    Iowa State University Press, Ames
  • Swink, Floyd and Gerould Wilhelm 1994
    Plants of the Chicago Region 4th Ed.
    Indiana Academy of Sciences, Indianapolis
  • Tekiela, Stan 1999
    Birds of Illinois Field Guide
    Adventure Publications, Cambridge, Minnesota
  • Voight, John W. and Robert H. Mohlenbrock 1979
    Prairie Plants of Illinois 
    Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Forestry, Springfield
  • Young, Dick 1994
    Wild Plants and Natural Areas of Kane County
    Kane County Forest Preserve District, Geneva, Illinois

Landscaping With Native Plants

  • Diekelmann, John and Robert Schuster 2002
    Designing with Native Plant Communities
    The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison
  • Harstad, Carolyn 1999
    Go Native! Gardening with Native Plants and Wildflowers in the Lower Midwest
    Indiana University Press, Bloomington
  • Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission 1998
    A Source Book on Natural Landscaping for Local Officials
  • Nowakowski, Keith Gerard 2004 
    Native Plants in the Home Landscape 
    University of Illinois Extension, Urbana-Champaign
  • Smith, J.R. and B.S. Smith 1980
    The Prairie Garden: 70 Native Plants You Can Grow in Town or County
    The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison
  • Wasowski, Sally 2002
    Gardening with Prairie Plants
    University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis

Resources

General Information About Prairies/Natural Areas

Plant and Animal Identification/Information

Landscaping With Native Plants

Native Plant Conservation

Invasive Species/Weed Management

Natural Areas In Northeastern Illinois

Urban Conservation/Sustainable Development

 

Contact Information

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