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Illinois Wetlands Trunk

​Borrow an Illinois Wetlands resources trunk to supplement lessons about these incredibly diverse habitats in our state. Developed by the IDNR’s Illinois State Museum and Dickson Mounds Museum, these supplemental units are available for loan to educators. Each trunk is filled with field guides, videos, lessons, hands-on activities and other items. Suggested grades: middle school and high school.

Lending Locations

​County ​Location ​City ​Phone ​email
Cook​ ​Chicago Botanic Garden Glencoe ​847-835-8253
​Johnson ​Cache River State Natural Area ​Cypress ​618-657-2064
​Kane ​Red Oak Nature Center ​Batavia ​630-897-1808
​Lake ​Volo Bog State Natural Area ​Ingleside ​815-344-1294
​Massac ​Fort Massac State Park ​Metropolis ​618-524-4712
​McDonough ​Argyle Lake State Park ​Colchester ​309-776-3422
McHenry​ ​McHenry County Schools Environmental Education Program Woodstock​ 815-334-4054​
​St. Clair ​Frank Holten State Recreation Area ​East St. Louis ​618-874-7920