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Illinois hunting and fishing

With its woodlands, wetlands, prairies and location adjacent to the Pecatonica River, the Torstenson Family Youth Conservation Education Center is a hunting, fishing and birding paradise.

Take a look around the grounds:

Illinois hunting and fishing

Wood ducks make themselves at home on one of the property’s oxbow lakes.

Illinois hunting and fishing

Swamp sparrow nest

Illinois hunting and fishing

Sandhill cranes circle a marsh looking for a landing spot

Illinois hunting and fishing

Ferns and phlox carpet the forest floor

Illinois hunting and fishing

The Pecatonica River flows past the Torstenson Center

Illinois hunting and fishing

Blue-wing teal are visible from the log house

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