Several environmental organizations funded a restoration project for the Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve.

From the Chicago Sun-Times–March 17, 2020 “Over 100 acres of wetlands in southeast Chicago will be restored in a three-year, $1 million project, according to the environmental group Audubon Great Lakes.”

“Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve, along the Illinois-Indiana state line, has prairie, woodland and wetland habitats. Powderhorn Lake and Wolf Lake were historically connected as part of a massive wetland in the area.”

“Cook County’s Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve project team was awarded the $1 million for the project by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Great Lakes Commission.”

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