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Midewin Alliance to hold plant sale May 18

Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:12 p.m. CST

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Midewin Tallgrass Prairie Alliance will hold a native wildflower and shrub sale as part of a fundraiser.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie headquarters on Route 53, approximately 12 miles south of Joliet or two miles north of Wilmington.

A wide variety of native wildflowers, grasses and shrubs will be available for purchase. Individual plants come in 2-inch diameter plugs or pots, and shrubs are in 3-gallon containers.

If you have any questions concerning the plant sale, call Jerry Heinrich at (815) 476-6171, send an e-mail to or visit the website To contact the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie headquarters, call (815) 423-6370.

The Midewin Tallgrass Prairie Alliance comprises conservation, environmental, and sportsmen’s groups as well as individuals sharing an interest in the development of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie to provide habitat for native plants and animals and opportunities for compatible educational and recreational activities.

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