Natural Areas Restoration

Completion Status: Ongoing

Highlights

  • Restore JJC's natural areas to their pre-settlement condition
  • Remove invasive plant species
  • Reintroduce native plants

Stories and Photos

Fall 2010
Connections Magazine article: Restoration Project Brings Original Landscape Back to JJC

1/6/10
Main Campus Natural Areas Restoration Begins this Month

Photo Gallery

These photos, taken between February 5 and March 5, show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.

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Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on March 5, these photos show the the controlled burns in the natural areas surrounding the J- and T-Buildings.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on Feb. 5, these photos show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on Feb. 5, these photos show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on Feb. 5, these photos show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on Feb. 5, these photos show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
Taken on Feb. 5, these photos show the areas around the J-Building parking lots, which have been involved in planned burns to clear the non-native species growing there.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
This photo of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Elwood provides a good example of what the Main Campus will look like in three to five years after the restoration is complete.
Highslide JS
Natural Areas Restoration
This photo of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Elwood provides a good example of what the Main Campus will look like in three to five years after the restoration is complete.