Illinois hunting: Storm damage hits hunters

SHARE Illinois hunting: Storm damage hits hunters
SHARE Illinois hunting: Storm damage hits hunters

Storm damage has forced the suspension of hunting atDes Plaines Game Propagation Center, but NOT at nearby Des Plaines Fish and Wildlife Area.

Here is the word from the IDNR:

IDNRSuspends Hunting Program at Des Plaines GamePropagation Center Due to Storm Damage WILMINGTON, IL – The Illinois Department of NaturalResources (IDNR) has suspended hunting programs atthe Des Plaines Game Propagation Center until furthernotice because of damage at the facility caused bysevere weather on Sunday, Nov. 17. The Des Plaines Game Propagation Center (GPC),located at30550 S. Boathouse Road, Wilmington,sustained significant damage to several buildings, aswell as numerous downed trees in the woodlands at thesite, causing hazards for site visitors and hunters. Hunting programs at the Des Plaines GPC will besuspended until further notice while the IDNRproceeds with damage assessment and cleanup,including removal of dangerous trees and repairs tofacilities damaged in the storm. Hunting programs remain open at the nearby DesPlaines State Fish and Wildlife Area.

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