Explore the Fort Sheridan Preserve

Once a U.S. Army base, Fort Sheridan is now a preserve with picturesque views.¬†Exploring Fort Sheridan, you’ll see several bird and plant species not found anywhere else in the region. Preserve History  The Army used Fort Sheridan as a base between 1887 and 1993. It took almost a decade to secure both congressional and presidential […]

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People Are Raven about this Bird Sanctuary

A sandpiper runs across a wet, glistening beach.

Did you know that bird watching is the second fastest growing hobby in the United States? If you would like to give it a try, grab your binoculars and head to the Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary. More than 300 species have been spotted here, including some of the rarest birds ever recorded in Illinois. Birds […]

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