La Vista Ecological Learning Center

4300 Levis Lane

Godfrey, IL 62035

© 2006 − 2019

info@lavistaelc.org

618.466.5004

A Ministry of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Forest Legacy Conservation Land
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Counters

climate change

by sequestering carbon​.

Conserves

the river corridor habitat,

essential to many

rare animal and plants.

Safeguards

the scenic bluff vistas

overlooking

the Mississippi River.​

In 2000, 143 acres of the Oblate property in Godfrey were placed in a land trust through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Great Rivers Land TrustThis serves to preserve, enhance and restore one of the largest contiguous forested areas in Illinois.

 

In 2012, a forest inventory was completed by students of neighboring Principia College, gifting us with an evaluation of this forest and a maintenance plan.

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