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Shedd Aquarium

Prairie Ridge State Natural Area

5295 North 1000th Street, Newton, IL 62448

Bird & Eagle Watching

Rare grassland wildlife, bird watching, 3,800 acres

This wildlife area represents the only remaining place east of the Mississippi River where the Greater Prairie-Chicken  can be found on historical grounds. The first part of this sanctuary was purchased in 1961 to arrest the decline of this species.

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