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

Missionary Oblate Woods Nature Preserve

Preserves habitat for threatened and endangered species.

Maintains native ecological forest communities.
Protects biodiversity.

In 1993, the Illinois Nature Preserve Commission, along with La Vista, dedicated 15 acres, naming them the Missionary Oblates Woods Nature Preserve.

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Through the Volunteer Stewardship Network of The Nature Conservancy, a dedicated group of volunteers along with OMI novices maintain the area by removing invasive species, assisting in prescribed burns, and removing trash.