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Forest Legacy Conservation Land


climate change

by sequestering carbon​.


the river corridor habitat,

essential to many

rare animal and plants.


the scenic bluff vistas


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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