20150128 - Nippersink Creek (SN) - nwherald


Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
An ENCAP contractor removes buckthorn, which out-competes native plants for nutrients, light and moisture, during a joint project between the McHenry County Conservation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restore 3.5 miles of Nippersink Creek and 550 acres of sedge meadow, wet prairie and wet mesic oak savanna at Glacial Park in Ringwood Wednesday, January 28, 2015.