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PHOTO: Cragg Cabin, Goose Lake Prairie State Park, Morris, Illinois

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Reconstructed Cragg Cabin at Goose Lake Prairie State Park in Morris, Illinois, which once served as a stop on the old Chicago-Bloomington Teamster Trail

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PHOTO: Goose Lake Prairie State Park, Morris, Illinois

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Winter scene at Goose Lake Prairie State Park in Morris, IL, where reclaimed prairie demonstrates the landscape that once covered 60 percent of the State

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There Is Beauty In These Prairies

I saw them before I heard them. On the distant horizon a line of tiny black specks appeared in the crystal blue sky. From their classic ‘V’ formation I knew they were Canada Geese. As I watched, thousands more rose from behind the distant treeline that marked the river, broke into smaller flocks,…

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