HABITAT AREA HUNTER FACT SHEET
2012 - 2013 Season
Location: The Nachusa State Habitat Area is located in Ogle County, approx. 4 miles northwest of Franklin Grove, Il. From US Route 38 in Franklin Grove, take Daysville Road north approx. 3.5 miles to Stone Barn Rd. Turn left (west) onto Stone Barn and go approx. 1 mile. The habitat area is on the north side of Stone Barn Road, just past Carthage Rd.
Description: This is an area of approx. 72 acres in size. The area is owned by the Il. Department of Natural Resources. However, The Nature Conservancy currently has a 15 year lease on the property for management and restoration of the site. TNC is in the process of removing and controlling exotic / invasive woody and herbaceous species and restoring the area to native prairie and wetland. The Nature Conservancy should be commended for their restoration efforts at this site and their willingness to cooperate with the IDNR in offering this hunting opportunity.
|Species||Season||Hours||Bag Limits||Special Area
|Pheasant, Quail, Rabbit,Hungarian Partridge||See #3||Statewide||Statewide||See #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6|
All regulations found in the Illinois Wildlife Code, Federal Regulations, and Administrative Rules will apply unless area regulations are more restrictive.
Special Area Regulations:
It Shall Be Unlawful:
Other Activities / Facilities Available: Hiking, equestrian trails.
For further information contact: Franklin Creek SNA; 1872 Twist Rd.; Franklin Grove, IL 61031 Phone 815/456-2878.
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, 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, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702: 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175