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Wayne Lehnert Preserve
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The 81-acre Wayne Lehnert Preserve was acquired in 1971.

The preserve is part of the Forked Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,400 acres of land.

Natural Resources

Wayne Lehnert Preserve protects a portion of Forked Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of songbirds.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including oaks and redbud.
Wayne Lehnert Preserve Flora
Photograph Courtesy of Erik Richter
Wayne Lehnert Preserve is located north of Joliet Road and east of Center Road in Peotone Township.

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