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Farm fields returned to wetland leave lasting legacy – Peoria, IL – pjstar.com

 

 

Farm fields returned to wetland leave lasting legacy – Peoria, IL – pjstar.com.

Here’s a good story about farmers in Illinois reverting some acres of productive farmland back into an active wetland.  Recreating the wetland does two things for them. One, it produces a new area of biodiversity and habitat; and two, it tames the unruly Illinois River next to their land and protects the rest of their farm.

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