Skyline, Visitor's Center and Parking Lot. 
Goose Lake Prairie Partners
Volunteers at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N. Jugtown Road off Pine Bluff Road, Morris, IL 60450

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   Take only Memories.   Leave only Footprints.    Thank You Very Kindly.GOOSE IN THE GRASS

22th Annual Prairie Day
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
Exelon Generation, Dresden Station is sponsor for this event.
10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Click here for events schedule.

Prairie Partner News & Announcements

President Char McDade and Treasurer Jackie Martin
was on the radio (WCSJ) with Director Michael Bruno of CPV Three Rivers Energy Center promoting our Cabin Festival coming up June 1st from 10 to 3 as well as our Cabin Rebuild which CPV is also supporting the Rebuild
on the Prairie Steward Level.
A big Thank You to our Friend Mike Bruno and CPV.
Click here for the interview.

Cragg Cabin Rebuild
  --  Due to extensive deterioration of the Cabin, we are doing a fundraiser to rebuild the cabin. This will give us a chance to bring the cabin back to the original description. For this project we need your help. Paypal Donations
will help us meet our goal of $56,500 covering labor and materials to replace our magnificent Cabin. For your convenience
Click this link
to Paypal.       

View Slide Program: reasons for rebuilding
Cragg Cabin.  Click here.

White Oak logs are on site for the beginning of rebuilding the Cragg Cabin. Bark has been stripped, and logs are ready for the next step.  54% of the $56,500 needed has been received.
We thank everyone for their assistance and concern.
Raffle Quilt "Log Cabin, Log Cabin" designed after the Cragg Cabin2019 Fundraiser
"Log Cabin, Log Cabin"
Queen Size Quilt
Click here for more description. Get your tickets from a Partner or at the Visitor Center Desk.
34rd Annual Cabin Festival. June 1, 2019 CPV Three Rivers Energy Center is the sponsor for this event. We were inside the center but the crowd just kept coming. Stay tuned for a slide program coming soon.

13th Annual Nature Photo Show
-Winner's photo's are now featured.
Click here.
Video Presentation on
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area - Click Here

Gift Shop Hours 10 - 4 when VC is open.

GLPP Desk Service Project on Weekends
Begins April 1st to October 31.

Cabin Welcome

Congratulations to Audrey Cravens as she moves on to become the Region Two Accountant but not to worry, she will work out of GLPSNA.
  Staff in the center may be called to another part of the park. If your visit is to the Center, you might call to be sure it is open.
(815) 942-2899

Visit The Museum!
Click  for Historic Mural

Visitors Center is open
10 - 4
Monday - Friday.

Bits & Pieces

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To reserve GLP Picnic Shelters go to
Visit the Illinois Department of Natural Resourses Page
Click Here.

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Updates as of
August 27, 2019
The materials, including photos, found on this web site are the property of the Goose Lake Prairie Partners and should not be used for any commercial purpose without the written consent of the Goose Lake Prairie Partner Board.  COPYWRITE 2019 Goose Lake Prairie Partners.
 This web site is managed and maintained by the Goose Lake Prairie Partners; not the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.