Saline County Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
NAME: Saline County State Fish & Wildlife Area (Glen 0. Jones Lake)
LOCATION: 5 miles Southeast of Equality, Illinois
A combination of bottomland bordering the south fork of the Saline River and Shawnee Hills land bordering the Shawnee National Forest. The rugged rock hills are heavily timbered with springs, rocky creeks and the lake furnishing water for wildlife.
Total Acres: 1270, Water Acres: 105, Huntable Acres: 1000, Timber Acres: 300, Open, Cultivated or Fallow Acres: 600
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES:
Deer, Quail, Woodcock, Squirrel, Rabbit , Turkey, Dove , Waterfowl
Forest game, including deer and squirrel, inhabit the timbered areas, and also use crops provided by site farming for food. Several open fields bordering the river are surrounded by brushy areas providing cover for quail and rabbits. Waterfowl also use the bottomland areas when the streams overflow and water is available. Several wood ducks nest and raise on the river, sloughs and the lake. Cover plantings have been made to reduce the size of open fields and increase small game cover.
OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE:
Fishing and boating on the lake
Large picnic areas with tables and fireplaces
Camping areas with gravel pads and sanitary station for trailers
For further information, contact: Site Superintendent, Saline County State Fish & Wildlife Area, 85 Glen 0. Jones Road, Equality, IL 62934; Phone: (618) 276-4405, or District Wildlife Biologist, 13999 E. Game Farm Rd., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864; Phone: (618) 242-2062
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion or other non- merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source's civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; 217/785-0067; TTY 217782-9175 .