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Forest Preserve District and U of I partner for preserve restoration plan

The Cook County Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners on Tuesday passed an intergovernmental agreement with the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois for the development of a Natural and Cultural Resources Management Plan.

According to Arnold Randall, superintendent of the Cook County Forest Preserve District, the district will use “scientists and professionals who are in the environmental [and] ecological world to help us assess our ecological value and … help us to create an overarching plan for restoration.”