Hanover Forest

Bald eagles, barn owls and songbirds such as the Eastern wood pewee, veery and cerulean warbler depend on this uninterrupted, diverse forest for nesting. The area also provides habitat for mammals such as the red fox, coyote and badger.

The Natural Land Institute purchased this 35-acre preserve in 2003. The forest is part of a the 1,100-acre Hanover Bluff in Jo Daviess County.

This is a private preserve. Natural Land Institute members may visit with permission. Please call 815/964-6666 or email info@naturalland.org to request a visit and let us know when you would like to go there.

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